Conservation Training

Bee Lawns: Using Your Lawn to Provide Food for Pollinators

May 9, 2023

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Location: Online

You may have heard of “No-mow May” with the goal of not mowing lawns in May to allow early-season flowers to bloom for pollinators. Because turfgrass alone doesn’t provide food for pollinators, an even more proactive way to provide food resources for pollinators is to intentionally incorporate flowers in your lawn that have the right type of nectar and pollen for bees – a “Bee Lawn.” In this presentation, you will hear from University of Minnesota researcher Kristine Moncada on the research behind bee lawns, about the best bee lawn plant species, how to establish and maintain bee lawns, and much more.

Presented by: Kristine Moncada, University of MN, Department of Horticultural Science