Pollinator Pictures 2018

We love our autumn joy (or sedum) plants. They bloom in the fall and the pollinators just love them. Having late blooming plants is important for honey bees because they need a constant source of pollen and nectar from spring to fall.

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The sedum attracted not just honey bees but also bumble bees, butterflies, and moths.

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Unfortunately, it also attracted pests like flies and wasps.

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Here is a picture of a honey bee slurping up the nectar from the sedum.

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I love seeing forager bees out and about busy collecting nectar and pollen.

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Abigail

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