Noxious weeds and bees
Plant for pollinators
- Replace noxious weeds with non-invasive, more desirable species.
- Control noxious weeds using pollinator friendly methods:
- If treating noxious weeds with herbicide, in order to
minimize negative impacts to bees and other pollinators,
treatment prior to blooming season is recommended.
- Do control work in the morning or evening when pollinators
are less active.
- Do as much control work as possble in early spring and fall
when plants are not in bloom.
- Replace noxious weeds with desirable species in conjunction
with weed control efforts so there is still a source of pollen
landscape has habitat opportunities - from large or small gardens to
window boxes and parking strips - every site can be a habitat.
Utilize plants native or non-invasive for your area.
Plant for continuous bloom throught the season from spring to
To see the progress of local Thurston county resident's
garden project utilizing "Bee-U-tify" pollinator friendly seed packets,
request a seed packet for your garden, please email us at
We will be giving out these seed packets while supplies last.
For more information:
Non-Invasive Plants for Your Garden
Bees and noxious
weed control: finding common ground
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