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We should encourage native pollinators and native plant species


The European honey bee is perhaps agriculture‚Äôs most important pollinator. Its greatest importance is that we derive honey from it. Honey production is a multibillion dollar industry. There are no native honey bees. The varroa mite nearly wiped out honey … Continue reading

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Native plants can be invasive too


There is a new landscaping trend to incorporate more native species. In general I am in favor of that, but people need to learn a little about terminology before embarking on a drastic revamping of their environment. Just because something … Continue reading

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