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Saturday, June 13, 2015

Life-friendly Gardening – Celebrate National Pollinator Week (June 15-21, 2015)





National Pollinator Week (the 3rd week in June each year) celebrates the importance of pollinators for all life on earth. Eighty percent of food crops, as well as many ornamental plants, require insect pollinators.    Life without living pollinators would be very different, indeed.

Here are some things you can do to celebrate National Pollinator Week:
 

 
Learn more about specific S. California pollinators:




 

 


Register your garden as part of the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge (MPGC):  http://pollinator.org/MPGC.htm
 
Participate in National Pollinator Week activities: http://www.pollinator.org/pollinator_week_2015.htm
 

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