Certify Your Pollinator-friendly Garden: Handout

Bees and other pollinators are in trouble. This two-page piece gives gardeners tips on making their yards safe homes for pollinators.
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Certify Your Pollinator-friendly Garden: Handout

Certify Your Pollinator-friendly Garden with Penn State Extension Master Gardeners

Bees and other pollinators are in trouble. Gardeners can help them. By following some simple guidelines, you can make your yard a home for pollinators. See below for steps.

Four Steps to Certify Your Pollinator-friendly Garden

1. Provide food

  • Nectar food sources
  • Larval food sources

2. Provide water

3. Provide shelter

4. Safeguard habitat

  • Remove or don’t plant invasive plants
  • Reduce pesticide use

To certify your garden, go to Penn State Pollinator Garden Certification.

For more help, email or contact your local Penn State Extension office.