Summer is almost here, and we’re going to be spending more time in our backyards and gardens. Unfortunately, so will the bugs! And because of viruses like Zika and West Nile, mosquitoes are a big concern.
Profile of a pollinator gardenTwenty-five years ago, Julie O’Donald, a Backyard Wildlife Habitat Steward and Master Gardener with a native plant focus, began growing her pollinator paradise in Brier, Washington. Today her garden is abuzz with pollinators from early spring to late fall, demonstrating the following “best practices” recommended by leading conservation organizations: MORE INFO ON SITE