Planting for pollinators this spring is easy and beneficial

More and more people are becoming aware of the benefits of planting pollinator friendly gardens. A pollinator is anything that carries pollen from the male part of the flower (anthers) to fertilize the female part of the flower (stigmas) and help it reproduce. In Canada, most pollinators are insects like

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Jeff Scott: The Countryside View – Monarchs in paradise

  This winter, in a garden in Hawaii, I was checking out all of the exotic plants, when I was astonished to see a monarch butterfly. It was gracefully floating around, as if it was the most natural thing in the world for such a butterfly to be on an

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