Pollinator Week 2018 - Martin's Home & Garden - Murfreesboro TN

Pollinator Week is June 18 to 24! Leading up to and throughout the week, we’ll be sharing posts about how you can support the pollinators that help our gardens grow! To learn more, visit www.pollinator.org/pollinator-week.

Pollinator Week begins soon – get ready to learn about how you can be kind to our garden helpers! But why should we care? Let’s learn about why pollinators are important and what we’d miss out on without them.

From the Garden to the Table

Pollinators help bring us countless crops. When pollinators have healthy populations, they can increase the size and quantity of crops – that’s means increased production per acre. One of out every three bites of food that you consume was brought to you with the help of pollinators.

Let’s Talk Numbers

$217,000,000,000

The amount of money pollinators add to our global economy

$10,000,000,000

How much the amount of crops honey bees pollinate in the US each year is worth

75%

The percentage of all flowering plants on earth that need pollinators

What We’d Lose Without Pollinators

These are just a few of the many crops that we wouldn’t have if we didn’t have our pollinators.

  • Almonds
  • Bananas
  • Coffee
  • Kiwis
  • Nutmeg
  • Peppermint
  • Tequila
  • Apples
  • Blueberries
  • Figs
  • Mangos
  • Peaches
  • Raspberries
  • Tomatoes
  • Avocados
  • Chocolate
  • Grapes
  • Melons
  • Pears
  • Sugarcane
  • Vanilla

Learn More

Get the facts on the Pollinator Partnership website.