Certify Your Pollinator Garden

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The Million Pollinator Garden Challenge

Register your pollinator-friendly garden, large or small. Even a container garden can serve pollinators.

Million Pollinator Gardens

Pollinator gardening

1. Use plants that provide pollen and nectar.
2. Provide a water source, such as a small water garden or bird bath.
3. Situate your pollinator garden in a sunny site with a wind break.
4. Select a wide variety of plants to ensure there are flowers throughout the season.
5. Do not use pesticides near your pollinator plants.

Select Plants that Attract Pollinators

If you're a North Carolina resident with a question about a topic on this site, your local N.C. Cooperative Extension office can help.

Contact your local county center.

Written By

Lucy Bradley, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionDr. Lucy BradleyUrban Horticulture Professor and Extension Specialist Call Dr. Lucy Email Dr. Lucy Horticultural Science
NC State Extension, NC State University
Updated on Nov 4, 2020
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