Helpful Garden Pollinators


| May/June 2005


According to the National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service, the following native bees are particularly good pollinators of certain crops, although they pollinate other flowering plants, as well:


  • Alkali bees: onions, clover, mint and celery

  • Bumblebees: blueberries, tomatoes, eggplants, peppers, melons, raspberries, blackberries, strawberries and cranberries

  • Carpenter bees: passionfruit, blackberries, canola, corn, peppers and beans

  • Leafcutter bees: legumes, especially alfalfa, and carrots

  • Mason bees: almonds, apples, cherries, pears, plums and blueberries

  • Shaggy fuzzyfoot bees: blueberries and apples

  • Squash bees: squash, gourds and pumpkins






Mother Earth News Fair Schedule 2019

MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIR

Next: February, 16-17 2019
Belton, TX

Whether you want to learn how to grow and raise your own food, build your own root cellar, or create a green dream home, come out and learn everything you need to know — and then some!

LEARN MORE








Subscribe Today - Pay Now & Save 64% Off the Cover Price

Money-Saving Tips in Every Issue!

Mother Earth NewsAt MOTHER EARTH NEWS, we are dedicated to conserving our planet's natural resources while helping you conserve your financial resources. You'll find tips for slashing heating bills, growing fresh, natural produce at home, and more. That's why we want you to save money and trees by subscribing through our earth-friendly automatic renewal savings plan. By paying with a credit card, you save an additional $5 and get 6 issues of MOTHER EARTH NEWS for only $12.95 (USA only).

You may also use the Bill Me option and pay $17.95 for 6 issues.

Canadian Subscribers - Click Here
International Subscribers - Click Here
Canadian subscriptions: 1 year (includes postage & GST).


Facebook Pinterest Instagram YouTube Twitter flipboard
Free Product Information Classifieds

}