Wild Native Bees!

Did you know, there are 20,000 species of bees—in addition to the honey bee?

An article by Kristin Ohlson in the Modern Farmer, titled "The Other Bees," shares some great observations about bees and recommendations to attract wild...

7 Ways to Attract Monarch Butterflies

7 Ways to Attract Monarch Butterflies:

Monarch conservation is important for many reasons. First, conserving and creating monarch habitat will help many of our pollinators. Every third bite of food we eat comes to our table courtesy of a pollinator. Monarchs, bees and many other pollinators share much of the same...

This Arbor Day, Give the Gift that Lasts a Lifetime!



Stop by SummerWinds Today, to See Our Selection of Trees:

  • Trees for Shade - Birch trees, Maple trees, Oak trees, Sycamore trees...
  • Specimen or Ornamental Trees - Pistache trees, Japanese Maple trees...
  • Flowering Trees...

Solve Pest Problems Using Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management - IPM is a process you can use to solve pest problems while minimizing risks to people and the environment.

The IPM method is the process of monitoring and correctly identifying pests and unwanted plants followed by determining if and what management is needed. ...

Organic vs. Conventional Gardening

Organic gardening refers to the way we grow agricultural products. Growing plants organically means that the methods used encourage soil and water conservation and reduce pollution of the air, soil and groundwater. Organic gardening doesn't use conventional methods to fertilize or control weeds.

Instead...