As one of the world’s main pollinators, bees are indispensible for thriving gardens. Some crops, such as almonds, apples, and avocados, rely entirely or almost entirely on the honeybee pollination. Other crops would be greatly reduced without the presence of bees.
Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Wondering what to get for your mom that won’t be the same recycled idea from last year? Since Mother’s Day and flowers go hand in hand, why not consider a garden related gift that reflects one of her passions. Live plants make wonderful, lasting gifts! Here are a few ideas to get you started:
One of the most pleasant and rewarding types of gardens is a fruit garden. In the past, most people assumed that fruit gardens were only for those who had large backyards or small orchards. Gardeners were unsure about hard pruning standard varieties to make them smaller (although this is very safe).