How To Protect The Pollinators

PDF – Printer Friendly ~ Pollinator Awareness & Protection Think About This: Pollinators provide 1 out of every 3 bites of food we eat. More than 1,000 of all pollinators are vertebrates such as birds, bats, and small mammals. Most (more than 200,000 species) are beneficial insects such as flies, beetles, wasps, ants, butterflies, moths,…

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Swamp Milkweed

Swamp milkweed, Asclepias incarnata (Pink) and Asclepias perennis (White) is an herbaceous perennial in the Apocynaceae (dogbane) family. Apocynum is the Greek term for “dog-away”. It is native to the central and eastern United States and tends to grow in wet sites along streams, ponds, or bogs. Native (Swamp)  vs Tropical Milkweed Tropical milkweed is nonnative to…

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Fertilizing Tips For Spring

The weather warms, you’re itching to get outside and so something.  So you go to the shed and see all of last year’s or maybe longer fertilizer bags sitting there taking up space. Before you grab a spreader,  here are some important things you should do and shouldn’t do before you go to work. Granular…

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