No Mow May: A Pollinator Love Story

Conscientious inaction can be the key to biodiversity. For the modern gardener, what we choose not to do, not to buy, or not to mow is sometimes of greater consequence to the natural environment.

Landscape designers, Urquhart & Hunt proved that rewilding isn’t only about flora. Their award-winning Rewilding Britain entry to the 2022 RHS Chelsea Flower Show highlighted the eco-engineering of the local beaver population following their reintroduction. Photo courtesy of Jason Ingram
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Janet and Jeff Crouch of Maryland utilized lawyers and legislators to fight their HOA for the right to maintain pollinator-friendly native landscaping. Photo courtesy of Janet Crouch