By Deryn Davidson
Colorado State University Extension Boulder County 

June is Colorado Pollinator Month

 

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Celebrate pollinators like these in your garden.

As the heat sets in and our early spring flowers fade and give way to summer blooms and vegetable gardens, you might have pollination on your mind. If not, maybe you should! Simply put, pollination is the transfer of pollen from one flower to another flower of the same species. Flowers need to be pollinated to complete their life cycle by producing fruit and setting seed. This is particularly important if you're growing fruits and vegetables, but also important at a much larger scale for nuts, ornamentals, native plants, oils, fibers and raw materials. For the past four years, Governors Hic...



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