Your pollinator garden

The easiest way we can help conserve our pollinators is to provide them with a place that will provide both  food and shelter.

For your pollinator garden to really serve its purpose it needs to do two things, provide a source of food for visiting pollinators and also provide nesting opportunities or nesting friendly areas. Addressing the needs of native pollinators to both forage and nest is really at the heart of why we build conservation gardens, and why we believe pollinator gardens are so important.

When choosing sources of food to include in your garden it is important to remember to include native species, be species diverse and be informed on pest management and pesticide use.

In an effort to provide you with as much information as possible on pollinator friendly plant species we have set up three separate pages.

The first creates some guidlines that pollinator gardeners should follow when considering pollinator friendly species. The second page features the 10 most important pollinator species to plant in your urban Atlanta pollinator garden. And the third provides you with a long list of resources and suggested plant guides selected for relevance, content and suitabillity.

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