Pollinators are the pulse of the planet, and observing pollinators such as native bees, bumblebees, honey bees, butterflies, moths, and hummingbirds in our yards is one of the most rewarding experiences of gardening. Fill your yard with the natural nectar that they need, and help restore pollinator populations that have been hurt by habitat loss.
Native plants are especially useful for nourishing native pollinators such as butterflies and moths; these winged visitors require specific native host plants for their caterpillars to grow into adult butterflies. Old World plants, such as Salvia, Lavender, and Nepeta are nectar-rich plants that can nourish pollinators; they are very useful for nourishing honeybees, which are native to the same regions as these plants. Be sure to include plants with bloom times from spring through fall, to supply natural nectar for pollinators all season.
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