Want to draw more flitting hummingbirds and vibrant songbirds to your landscape? It’s simple. Just add wildflowers to provide nectar, seeds and insects and the birds will come.
Gardens are such peaceful places: colorful, tranquil, quiet except for the comforting buzz of a bee or the fluttering wings of a bird. Yet they are a hotbed of (we blush) seduction and sex.
“People often look at plants as being boring and passive, and animals as being interesting and active,” says Dr. Craig Huegel, a speaker at the April 27-28 Florida Wildflower Symposium in Orlando. “But plants make the same choices ecologically that animals do, so it makes perfect sense that reproduction in plants isn’t a completely passive thing.”
Southeastern blueberry bees are our most efficient blueberry pollinators, but they are only active for a short period of time in early spring!