Are Cultivars Pollinator-Friendly?

New research indicates that, with a few exceptions, cultivars don’t have the nectar, seed, etc resources that the native plant species do. Annie White has been studying natives and nativars (aka cultivars) since 2011 in northern Vermont to evaluate their garden performance and study patterns of nectar production. Although a couple of theĀ  open-pollinated seed … Continue reading Are Cultivars Pollinator-Friendly?