Pollinator Garden http://www.nhm.org/nature/taxonomy/term/367/all en Purple Pollen Eaters: A Honey bee's Love Affair with Phacelia http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/purple-pollen-eaters-honey-bees-love-affair-phacelia <p>Spring is here and everyone is totally digging the wildflower display in our Nature Gardens. Casey Schreiner from <a href="http://www.modernhiker.com/" target="_blank">Modern Hiker</a>&nbsp;even gave us a shoutout on <a href="https://instagram.com/p/0vtNgJh4Jk/?taken-by=modernhiker" target="_blank">Instagram</a>.&nbsp;<br /> <img alt="" src="/nature/sites/default/files/Phacelia_modernhiker.jpg" /><br /> It&#39;s a good day for&nbsp;#wildflowers&nbsp;at the&nbsp;@nhmla!</p> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/purple-pollen-eaters-honey-bees-love-affair-phacelia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/purple-pollen-eaters-honey-bees-love-affair-phacelia#comments honey bees Layia platyglossa Phacelia Phacelia tanacetifolia Pollinator Garden pollinators tansy leaf phacelia tidy tips Blog Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:18:38 +0000 Lila Higgins 864 at http://www.nhm.org/nature What are the Nature Gardens? http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/what-are-nature-gardens <div>We&#39;re taking the Museum outside! A new outdoor nature area is sprouting up around the Natural History Museum, bringing a fun and interactive park and habitat area right into the heart of the city. Think of it as the city&#39;s new backyard, filled with a range of garden environments and interactive opportunities for visitors of all ages to watch birds and search for bugs, stroll along a creek, ramble through a grove of trees, and gaze at butterflies and bees in a new Pollinator Garden.</div> <p><a href="http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/what-are-nature-gardens" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nhm.org/nature/blog/what-are-nature-gardens#comments North Campus Pollinator Garden Pond Blog Tue, 01 Mar 2011 09:04:00 +0000 Lila Higgins 643 at http://www.nhm.org/nature