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When is Pollination Season?

When is Pollination Season?

When is Pollination Season?

Pollination usually begins in late spring and ends with the onset of winter, although this varies depending on the climate. During pollination season, bees and butterflies collect nectar from flowers, transferring pollen between plants as they do so. This helps ensure that flowers are fertilized and able to produce fruit or seeds.

Once pollination season ends, bees and butterflies may remain in their colonies for the winter. They will enter a state of dormancy, relying on stored food stores to survive until temperatures warm up again in spring.

To ensure that our gardens are teeming with pollinators next season, we should begin planting flowers high in nectar as soon as possible! Planting early will ensure that bees and butterflies have access to food sources when they emerge from dormancy.

It is important to note that not all bees and butterflies die after pollination season ends. They may remain in their colonies throughout the winter or migrate elsewhere for the season, depending on their species. As long as we provide them with a food source and an inviting habitat, bees and butterflies should be able to return to our gardens each pollination season!

So plant flowers high in nectar as early as you can, and get ready for the next wave of pollinators!

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