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Lynn Ketchum
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Gearing Up for Gardening - Pollinator Myths

Pollinators are in peril and have been making headlines. Most of the discussion has been about the honey bee, which accounts for less than one percent of the world’s bee population.

Fact Sheet

5 Cool Bees in Your Garden - Oregon Bee Project

Images and descriptions of bees commonly found in Oregon gardens.

Fact Sheet

Plants for Pollinators

This fact-sheet provides a brief description of pollinators and the plants they prefer.

Fact Sheet

Orchard Mason Bee

The orchard mason bee, Osmia lignaria, is an effective early pollinator native to the Western US and
Canada. It emerges in the spring, before honeybees. As a pollinator, it is far more efficient than the
honeybee by transferring more pollen and visiting more types and numbers of flowers.

Fact Sheet

Beneficial Insects in the Home Garden

This handout explores common, beneficial insects found in our region and shares ideas on ways to encourage their presence in our home gardens.

Fact Sheet

Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden

A brief fact-sheet on how to attract pollinators to your garden.

Fact Sheet