Trees dish up pollinator buffet

Midway into Pollinator Week, we shine the spotlight on pollinator-preferred trees. Crabapples, Lindens and Panicle Hydrangeas are among pollinator favorites, according to years-long research supported by the Horticultural Research Institute and summarized in a handy chart, Plants Bees Like Best. The chart’s list of 41 trees and shrubs, arranged by bloom sequence through the growing

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Maypoles and Maples

May Day! Marking the halfway point between spring equinox and summer solstice, the first day of May is also a great day to appreciate the beauty of maple trees. While others may circle around the maypole, we prefer to gather ‘round the maples to enjoy the colorful springtime show as their leaves unfurl and stitch

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