Going easy on fall yard cleanup helps pollinators

If you need an excuse to avoid fall yard cleanup, here’s a good one: it’s better for our struggling pollinators.

According to entomologists, not cutting back flowers and leaving leaves unraked provides needed winter nesting spots and protection for pollinating insects.

That doesn’t mean you need to leave everything a mess. Here are some ideas on what to leave untouched. Full story


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