Messy yards help bees – David Suzuki Foundation

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There are about 20,000 known bee species worldwide, more than 800 native to Canada. Each is unique and pollinates different plants at different times. Did you know squash bees are the best for squash, pumpkins and gourds?Protecting pollinators means not using harmful pesticides and providing welcoming habitat. Even a small pollinator garden will bring in many species, especially native bees. It’s easier than you think!

Be a bee hugger

Transform your yard into a pollinator paradise. (Kids can help!) The secret? Keep it untidy!

 

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