Pollinator gardens can aid bees, birds, butterflies.

Growing wildflowers and sources of nectar and pollen for bees, butterflies and birds that serve as pollinators in nature is becoming a popular choice for home gardeners, as well as organizations and businesses.

The plight of bees and butterflies, especially honeybees and monarchs, has been well documented in the media for the past few years. Honeybees, as well as native bees and several butterfly species, have seen a drastic decline in population.

Causes range from pesticide use to genetically modified crops, habitat loss and the spread of invasive species.

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