Celebrate National Pollinator Week by Planting Salvias and Coneflowers

This Crescent butterfly crates a monochromatic color scheme. (Photo by Norman Winter)

By Norman Winter

June 17-23 is National Pollinator Week in the United States and The Garden Guy is here to encourage you to get on board. I’ve been a bee and I can tell you the job they do is hard work.

What it basically boils down to is, no pollinators, no food to eat.

My experience at being a bee came courtesy of the Texas A&M peach breeding program when I was a graduate student a long time ago.

After building make shift, tent type greenhouses over a few peach trees, we set about removing the male flower parts of each and every flower.

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