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3 Things Gardeners Can Do To Help The Declining Honey Bee Population

3 Things Gardeners Can Do To Help The Declining Honey Bee Population


Want to help out declining honey bee populations?  I have put together a list of 3 things gardeners can do to help the declining honey bee population.
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Silver Spotted Skipper

Silver Spotted Skipper

Silver Spotted Skipper Butterfly 

 

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The silver-spotted skipper is the largest of the skippers and is most commonly found during the months of June, July, and August in Wisconsin.

They enjoy collecting nectar in open fields of flowers.  The skipper is easy to identify.


It has a brown body, with a few white spots and an orangish yellow band through its wing.

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Butterfly Nectar Recipe

Butterfly Nectar Recipe

Butterfly Nectar Recipe

Butterfly Nectar Recipe – If you want to attract butterflies to your yard all you have to do is feed them. Either by plant or providing nectar for them to feed on.

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Mason Bee

All about the Mason Bee

Mason Bee

There are several kinds of bees,  The one I love to see, attract and even live in my yard is the Mason bee.  Mason bees are non-stinging bees and valuable to pollinating plants.

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