Category Archives: Pollinators

🦋 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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🦇 Pollinators Under Threat 🐝

Pollinator Week 2020

Without pollinators and other insects, life as we know it would cease to exist. Learn how pollinators are under threat. Continue reading

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🐝 Happy Pollinator Week 2020! 🐛

Pollinator Week 2020: Happy Pollinator Week!
Join the Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia in observing this week, June 22–28, 2020, by learning more about some of the insects, birds, bats and other small mammals that pollinate at least 80 percent of our flowering plants and about 33 percent of our food crops as well as what you can do to sustain pollinators. Continue reading

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Nature is a Respite during Disconcerting Times, Part II

Spring is a season of hope and renewal and yet we find ourselves battling together, in isolation, an unseen enemy–coronavirus or COVID-19. Staying home, does not necessarily mean staying indoors and physically distancing ourselves from one another does not mean distancing ourselves from nature. Continue reading

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