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Attracting Wildlife With Native Plants

Attracting Wildlife With Native Plants Native plants are an important addition to any wildlife garden. They are well adapted to survive in a particular geographic area according to the climate, soils, rainfall and availability of pollinators and seed dispersers. Because they are indigenous to a specific region, native plants usually require less maintenance and are welcomed by...
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Gardening to Save Bees, Pollinators and Plants

Gardening to Save Bees, Pollinators and Plants Thanks to the wonderful work of pollinators like bees, much of the food we eat and flowers and plants we enjoy are possible. And it's not just bees that are doing all the work. Butterflies, birds, beetles, bats, wasps and even flies are important in the pollination process.  Examples...
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  Why I Want to Have Bats in My Garden These oft-misunderstood creatures need help, especially from gardeners. Here's why you should give them a helping hand Let’s dispel a few myths right off the bat: these mammals—not “flying rodents,” as they’re sometimes called—are not blind and, in fact, have excellent sight, but rely on echolocation (the use...
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