Victory Gardens for Bees

Victory Gardens for Bees

A DIY Guide to Saving the Bees

Book - 2016
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Now that bees are facing unprecedented levels of die-off caused by a toxic mixture of environmental stresses, a community-based effort is needed to make gardens, fields and landscapes healthy sanctuaries for bees. Just as citizens banded together to produce Victory Gardens to offset the perilous food shortages of World Wars I and II, now a similarly vital level of collective effort is needed to make our gardens into lifesaving shelters for these essential creatures. Planning a bee-friendly space can provide a beautiful and bountiful selection of edible crops, native plants and fragrant ornamentals, as well as herbs that have medicinal properties for both pollinators and people. With the help of ten inspiring garden plans and planting guides, Weidenhammer shows how bee-friendly plants can be used in creative combinations for plots and pots of all sizes, and are easily grown by novices and seasoned gardeners alike.
Publisher: Madeira Park, BC :, Douglas & Mcintyre,, [2016]
ISBN: 9781771620536
1771620536
Branch Call Number: 595.799 WEI NVD
Characteristics: xiii, 226 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm

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