A third of the food we eat, from apples to zucchini, is dependent upon pollination of crop plants by bees, wasps, butterflies, moths, beetles, flies, hummingbirds or bats. Learn how to use native plants to help attract pollinators to your garden by providing nectar, pollen and nesting sites.
Candy DeBerry, Ph.D., is an associate professor of biology at Washington and Jefferson College. DeBerry is passionate about ecological gardening for biodiversity, and regularly speaks to community organizations about native plants, environmentally friendly gardening and creating habitats for wildlife.
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Read Candy's Speaker Spotlight to learn more about natural pollinators.