Tag Archive: Pollinator

African Blue Basil: A Pollinator Favorite

Many bees and beneficial wasps will be attracted to African blue basil. Photo by Beth Bolles, UF IFAS Extension Escambia County Basil is a favorite plant in the summer herb garden and an absolute must for those who enjoy fresh leaves for a sandwich or delicious homemade pesto. While we grow basils as a food enhancer, …

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S.H.A.R.E. During National Pollinator Week – June 15-21, 2015

Everyone with a landscape can make a difference for pollinators.  Simply Having Areas Reserved for the Environment enables homeowners, land managers, farmers, individuals, corporations, schools, roadside managers, and golf courses to increase the number of pollinators in the area by making conscious choices to include plants that provide essential habitat for bees, bats, birds, butterflies, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/05/27/s-h-a-r-e-during-national-pollinator-week-june-15-21-2015/

Panhandle Pollinator Conservation Short Course June 21

  Bumble bee with full pollen basket. Photo Credit: Tony Willis, wikipedia The Florida Game and Wildlife Conservation Commission, UF/IFAS Extension, NRCS, Wild Turkey Federation, and the Jackson Soil & Water District will be hosting the Panhandle Pollinator Conservation Short Course on Thursday, June 21.  The Short Course will be held at the Jackson County Extension Agriculture …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/05/18/panhandle-pollinator-conservation-short-course-june-21/