To Protect Pollinators, Go Easy on the Fall Garden Cleanup

The leaves are falling and garden beds are looking drab.  You might look out your window and think it’s time to do some yard work.  Before you head out the door, remember there are many good reasons why you should sit back and let nature take it’s course.  Providing good habitat for our insect communities is a top reason:  standing stalks of dead plants and leaf litter provide shelter and refuge for countless hibernating insects.  Click here to learn more about how you can help our pollinators survive the season.

Photo courtesy of Dean Fosdick via AP

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