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Gardening for pollinators? Remember the mint family.
We are full in gardening season, in the northern hemisphere. It is a good time to think of our pollinators and what we can do to help them.
Planting members of the mint family is a good start. There are many pretty and vigorous examples. Bee Balm, Lemon Balm and actual mint plants are a good start. They will grow and spread. They may need to be controlled so they don't take over, but that can be a good problem to have.

We need our bees and other pollinators so we need to plant our gardens to help them survive. There are lots of choices and the article makes good suggestions.
I didn't see yarrow mentioned. It grows and spreads and is a welcome addition for bees and other pollinators. It is also very pretty.

Here are some other ideas.

No matter how small or large your garden you can always make the best of it. It can bring you joy with its beauty while it gives life to our pollinator friends.
If possible try and plant so there will be blooms from early spring to late fall. The bees will thank you and the garden will be much more pleasing to look at.
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