Everyone is talking about pollinators these days. But what’s the big deal? What are pollinators? Why should we care about pollinators?

This year at Pleasant View Gardens, we have been hosting our own colony of honeybees, and enjoyed playing an active role in the lives of these important insects. The beekeepers recently reported a successful honey harvest!

Here is an excellent site that can tell you just about everything you ever wanted to know about pollinators!

Want to know what pollinator-friendly plants to grow in your garden? The University of Minnesota has an extensive list of plants that pollinators love, including both native and ornamental garden plants. Check it out!