• Be A Messy Gardner

    1 month ago - By Minnesota Zoo

    Gardening and landscaping are important mental and physical outlets, and after Minnesota winters, it is tempting to dive into it. However, most residential landscapes and their extensive lawns provide little to no benefit to pollinators and other insects that are struggling globally. Fortunately, there are easy steps you can take to help, and all it requires is a bit of laziness! Don't clean up too much, wait to mow, and plant natives!
    Be a messy gardener! Leave stems and seed heads from the previous summer, like this bee balm, New England aster, and black-eyed Susan, in your garden well...
    Read more ...