Garden Week, Day Two: No Mow May

Time to enjoy the garden!

 

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A movement called “No Mow May” is taking hold around the world.

The idea promotes diversity, with varied plant life to offer our pollinators a larger menu and more options.

Changing our habits and mowing less often, letting some patches of the yard grow long, or maybe planting wildflowers in place of a grass patch, will help pollinators grab the nectar they need.

If not mowing the lawn isn’t possible, there are still some things you can do in your own garden and yard to help out the bees.  This excellent article explains more:

https://davesgarden.com/guides/articles/no-mow-may-for-our-threatened-pollinators


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