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Flowers That Attract Pollinators and Robbers to a Garden

The shape, color, structure and odor of a flower usually determine the type of pollinators it attracts. A flower requires a pollinator that will visit it regularly and successfully transfer pollen in and/or between it and other flowers of its species to ensure fruit and seed production. For the service of pollination, the flower provides a reward: usually food such as nectar and/or pollen. Thus plants and their pollinators enjoy a mutualistic relationship. Continue reading

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Master Gardener’s Bookshelf: Nature’s Best Hope: Lessons for a Master Gardener

Our book reviewer, Susan Wilhelm, shares how reading Doug Tallamy’s most recent book, Nature’s Best Hope, has impacted how she gardens. Continue reading

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