100 Plants to Feed the Bees
Provide A Healthy Habitat to Help Pollinators ThriveBook - 2016
The international bee crisis is threatening our global food supply, but this user-friendly field guide shows what you can do to help protect our pollinators. The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation offers browsable profiles of 100 common flowers, herbs, shrubs, and trees that support bees, butterflies, moths, and hummingbirds. The recommendations are simple: pick the right plants for pollinators, protect them from pesticides, and provide abundant blooms throughout the growing season by mixing perennials with herbs and annuals! 100 Plants to Feed the Bees will empower homeowners, landscapers, apartment dwellers — anyone with a scrap of yard or a window box — to protect our pollinators.
In an at-a-glance, photo-driven format, 100 Plants to Feed the Bees presents 100 nectar- and pollen-rich plants that home gardeners can cultivate to create a more bee-friendly world.
Publisher: North Adams, MA : Storey Publishing, 
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: 571.8642 XER
Characteristics: 239 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: One hundred plants to feed the bees