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Pollinator Resources

Download the Bee Smart app. It allows you to enter your zip code, so the information you get is appropriate for your planting zone. You can search for plants based on pollinators, color, sunlight, soil type, and plant type. If you’re wondering, “What can I plant to attract butterflies on my patio even though it doesn’t get very much light?” this app is for you.


List of Pollinator-friendly Plants that grow well in Massachusetts. UMass Extension has compiled a great list of pollinator-friendly plants that grow well in Massachusetts.


Selecting Plants for Pollinators. This free guide provides excellent suggestions for most of Massachusetts. Guides for other planting areas in Massachusetts are available, view our What to Plant page for more information.

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