Butterfly pollinating Sunflower in Smart Pot
| | |

Grow Pollinator-Attracting Plants In Smart Pot

Pollinators are essential for our food system. They pollinate crops, fruits, and vegetables, which helps to ensure that you have a bountiful harvest. However, pollinators are under threat from habitat loss, pestices, and climate change.

One Way to help pollinators is to plant pollinator-friendly plants in your garden! Pollinator-friendly plants are those that provide food and habitat for pollinators. Some of the best pollinator-friendly plants include:

These plants are all attractive to a variety of pollinators including bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, and more!

Growing pollinator-friendly plants is easy and can be done in any size garden. One of the best ways to grow pollinator-friendly plants is to use Smart Pot fabric containers. Smart Pots are lightweight, durable, and they allow for excellent drainage & aeration. This is important for pollinator-friendly plants, as they need well-draining soil to survive.

Hummingbird benefitting from pollinator planted in Smart Pot

To plant pollinator-friendly plants in Smart Pot, simply fill the pot with a good quality potting mix and plant your pollinator! Water the plant regularly and fertilize as needed.

Growing pollinator-friendly plants is a great way to help these important creatures. It’s also a great way to add beauty and interest to your garden. So, what are you waiting for? Start planting your Pollinator Garden today!

Benefits of Growing Pollinator-Attracting Plants

There are many benefits to growing pollinator-attracting plants:

  • Increased Crop Yields: Pollinators help to pollinate crops, which leads to increased yields from your plant
  • Improved Plant Health: Pollinators help to improve plant health by transferring pollen from one plant to another. This helps strengthen plants and makes them more resistant to pests & diseases
  • Increased Biodiversity: Pollinators help to increase biodiversity by pollinating a variety of plants. This helps create a balanced and healthy ecosystem
  • Enhanced Beauty: Pollinator-attracting plants are often colorful and delightful; They can add a touch of beauty to any garden!

How to Grow Pollinator-Attracting Plants in Smart Pot

Growing pollinator-friendly plants in Smart Pot is easy; Simply follow these steps:

  1. Choose the right Smart Pot
  2. Fill your Smart Pot with a good quality potting mix
    • This will create a nutrient-rich environment for your plant’s roots to establish and thrive
  3. Plant your plant in the Smart Pot
    • Native plants are more likely to attractive to the pollinators in your area
  4. Water your pollinator-loving plant regularly
  5. Fertilize the plant as needed
  6. Enjoy your pollinator friends as they thank you by doing their job in the garden

*BONUS* Add a Pollinator Habitat like the one pictured above! Instructions

Here are some additional tips for growing pollinator-attracting plants in Smart Pot
  • Choose a variety of plants that bloom at different times of the year. This will ensure that there is always something blooming to attract pollinators
  • Place your Smart Pot near a water source. This will make it easier for pollinators to find water after their long journey
  • Avoid using pesticides in your garden; Pesticides can harm pollinators
  • Encourage native pollinators by planting native plants in your garden. For help selecting plants click this link
  • Register your pollinator-attracting garden here! You are a part of the cause to support Earth’s pollinators 🐝
By following these tips, you can help create a pollinators-friendly garden in your Smart Pots!
Made in the USA Smart Pot Spokes Pots

Similar Posts