The first simple step toward protecting our pollinators is to provide the flowers they need, using no pesticides. With abundant native wildflowers, your task is even simpler: don’t mow them down! This field guide identifies the plants that honey bees and native bees — as well as butterflies, moths, and hummingbirds 00 fine most nutritious, including flowers, trees, shrubs, herbs, and pasture plants. With guidance from the Xerces Society, the global authority on insects and other invertebrates, you can turn your backyard, farm, or community in to a thriving pollinator habitat.
“A wonderful and much-needed book that will inspire and inform the creation of bee-friendly wildflower gardens.”
-Dave Goulson, founder of the Bumblebee Conservation Trust