Category Archives: Pollinators

Revitalizing the Pollinator Garden at the Buddie Ford Nature Center

Arlington Regional Master Naturalists joined Extension Master Gardeners and community volunteers on July 17th in an ongoing effort to revitalize the pollinator garden next to the Jerome “Buddie” Ford Nature Center in Alexandria. Continue reading

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Creating an Oasis for Pollinators

Homeowners have an opportunity to restore native habitat for pollinators, birds, and other wildlife.  Continue reading

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Bees for Pollinator Week

By Nancy Brooks, Extension Master Gardener I learned about a resource,  Conserving Bumble Bees by the Xerces Society, by participating in the Plant NOVA Natives series called Grow Natives sponsored by the Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond. Each session has … Continue reading

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The Master Gardeners’ Bookshelf: The Pollinator Victory Garden

If you are looking for planting strategies with the potential to improve the productivity of your vegetable garden, or if you have heard about “companion planting” and want to know what science supports, Plant Partners by Jessica Walliser is a good resource. Continue reading

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