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100 plants to feed the bees : provide a healthy habitat to help pollinators thrive

Author: Eric Lee-Mäder; Jarrod Fowler; Jillian Vento; Jennifer Hopwood; Xerces Society,
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, [2016] ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The international bee crisis is threatening our global food supply, but this user-friendly field guide shows what you can do to help protect our pollinators. The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation offers browsable profiles of 100 common flowers, herbs, shrubs, and trees that attract bees, butterflies, moths, and hummingbirds. The recommendations are simple: sow seeds for some plants--such as basil,  Read more...
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100 plants to feed the bees
North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, 2016
(DLC) 2016017164
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Lee-Mäder; Jarrod Fowler; Jillian Vento; Jennifer Hopwood; Xerces Society,
ISBN: 9781612127019 1612127010 9781612128863 1612128866
OCLC Number: 945030291
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 239 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Preface: What's old is new --
Plants and pollinators : an overview --
Pollinators and pesticides --
Native wildflowers --
Native trees and shrubs --
Introduced trees and shrubs --
Introduced herbs and ornamentals --
Native and nonnative bee pasture plants --
Average number of flower and herb seeds per pound.
Other Titles: One hundred plants to feed the bees
Plants to feed the bees
Responsibility: The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation ; Eric Lee-Mäder, Jarrod Fowler, Jillian Vento & Jennifer Hopwood.

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100 Plants to Save the Bees highlights the best species to attract and sustain honey bees, bumble bees, and other native bees and pollinators. Nectar rich and/or high value pollen plants will include  Read more...

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2017 GWA Media Awards Silver Medal winner "A wonderful and much-needed book that will inspire and inform the creation of bee-friendly wildflower gardens. Perhaps we can turn our gardens, Read more...

 
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