Tag Archives: pollination

Making Wildflower Babies in March!!

Congratulations! You’ve decided to embrace the magical world of wildflowers! You’re completely psyched and can barely wait to welcome pollinators and beneficial bugs to your beautiful backyard blooms. But wait! It’s almost April! Is it too late? Not by a … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Day !!

Oh Happy Day! Fall is a complicated time emotionally for most of us. Autumn begins with the upbeat excitement of new beginnings; that start-of–the-school-year feeling mingled with the crisp air and colour explosions of autumn. Then, a certain darkness descends. … Continue reading

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The Birds and the Bees (Literally)

It’s not officially fall yet so I won’t even go there; there’s plenty of summer left and I’m going to take full advantage of the warm days and late summer blooms. And there are lots of those to peek at … Continue reading

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Zizia aurea: more than just a pretty face

There’s a whole lot of activity happening at Wildflower Farm.  With the blooming of the flowers comes the buzzing of the bees and the flutter of the butterflies. “But, Marette,” you’re saying, “you talked about butterflies last week.” To which … Continue reading

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“They’re not weeds!”

Some rather lovely plants have had the unfortunate experience of being named some sort of weed.  Butterflyweed, milkweed, ironweed, and Joe pye weed to name a few. At Wildflower Farm we sell the seeds for seven wildflower species whose name … Continue reading

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Not Your Average Pollinator Blog

Are you ready for the understatement of the year? OK, brace yourselves…pollinators are important. Phew, there, I said it. Numbers vary but it is estimated that pollinating insects are needed for the development of 75% of the world’s flowering plants. … Continue reading

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