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Old 02-20-2014, 12:37 PM   #1
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Morpho Butterfly 1 In Your Pollinator Garden February, 2014

In Your Pollinator Garden – February, 2014

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Even if your garden is still covered with snow, the garden catalog season has arrived. Like us, you’re probably leafing through page after page of glossy wildflower photos thinking about what to plant this year for your bees and butterflies. Here are a few tips to maximize the impact of your plant choices:
  • When buying wildflower seed, look for companies that identify the origin of the seed they sell, and purchase as close to home as possible. Many wildflower species have a huge native range, and selecting from locally adapted sources will ensure your plants are most likely to thrive.
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The Xerces Society In Your Pollinator Garden – February, 2014
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Old 02-20-2014, 09:52 PM   #2
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When buying wildflower seed, look for companies that identify the origin of the seed they sell, and purchase as close to home as possible. Many wildflower species have a huge native range, and selecting from locally adapted sources will ensure your plants are most likely to thrive.
It pleases me to see that included to help educate people about the need to and benefit of planting locally adapted plants despite their wide range.
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