Bees: Protect Your Pollinators

Native bees are essential to ensure a healthy, productive garden.



Bees
Bumblebees use their long tongues to feed on the flower nectar of fruit and garden crops, and their fuzzy hair picks up and distributes pollen.
Photo courtesy David Green
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A digger bee feeds on and pollinates a sunflower.
Pollination
Left: When berries are not fully pollinated by bees, small and malformed fruit often is the result. Right: Bees have successfully pollinated this berry.
Photo courtesy David Green
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This well-made nesting box for orchard mason bees from www.beediverse.com) features cleanable stacking trays and a green predator guard to preven woodpeckers from eating the bee cocoons and larvae.











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