Wild Bee, I think I love you…*

Guest Rant by Will Raap   Honey bees and wild pollinators need your help and need it now. Gardeners know that good pollination makes for better crops of tomatoes, cucumbers, apples and raspberries. ...

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Nine years of ranting about the map

Melting icecap image courtesy of Shutterstock Don’t worry—we’re not starting a new Throwback Tuesday series. But after reading Thomas Christopher’s post detailing his issues with the current USDA plant hardiness map, I ...

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Zinnias for Pollinators!

One of Marcia’s zinnia rows, a mix for a variety of pollinators. Her vegetable garden is located behind the zinnias. A recent guest post in defense of butterfly bushes prompted the usual ...

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