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    What's in Your Pocket shares information on pollinator-friendly garden designs.

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Sandra Mason
State Master Gardener Coordinator
University of Illinois Extension
801 North Country Fair Drive
Suite D
Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: 217-333-7672
FAX: 217-333-7683
slmason@illinois.edu

Trent Hawker
Program Coordinator, Horticulture
University of Illinois Extension
801 North Country Fair Drive
Suite D
Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: 217-333-7672
FAX: 217-333-7683
tkhawke2@illinois.edu

Maddy Kangas
Student Worker
University of Illinois Extension
801 North Country Fair Drive
Suite D
Champaign, IL 61821
Phone: 217-333-7672
FAX: 217-333-7683
mkangas2@illinois.edu

Jenney Hanrahan
Program Coordinator, Horticulture
University of Illinois Extension
3164 North Vermilion
Danville, IL 61832
Phone: 217-442-8615
FAX: 217-442-8628
jhanraha@illinois.edu

Pollinator Pockets

Pollinator Pockets

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Do your part to save the pollinators - the bees, butterflies, moths, and other insects critical to our food supply and human survival.

Plant a "pocket" of flowers that attract and nurture pollinators in your own yard.  The pollinator pockets described on this site will make it easy to select, plant and maintain.

You may not realize that manicured lawns, exotic plantings, and enticing hybrids and cultivars often provide no value to pollinators.  By placing pollinator pockets into your landscape, you provide an oasis for pollinators.  Now that's sweet!

Click here to view our University of Illinois Extension Pollinator Pocket Map!

Check out our Pollinator Pocket brochure.