Season’s Greetings from Applewood Seed Company

As 2021 comes to a close we want to thank all our customers, vendors, and their families for their continued support of Applewood Seed Company. We can’t flourish without your support, and we look forward to fulfilling your wildflower requests in 2022. Season’s Greetings, Happy Holidays, and stay safe and healthy in the New Year.

Applewood Seed will be closed on the following days:

Thursday, December 23rd, 2021

Friday, December 24th, 2021 (Christmas Eve)

Thursday, December 30th, 2021

Friday, December 31st, 2021 (New Year’s Eve)

Golden Northern Bumblebee on Red Vetch

A Celebration of Native Bees

Of the 20,000+ Native Bee species in the world, 4,000 are found in the U.S.
Most Native Bees do not live in hives or produce honey, but they are important pollinators.
They make nests underground, in wood or on twigs. Applewood’s horticulturists have photographed over 100 species in our own trial gardens including those pictured here.

Citizen Science Programs for National Pollinator Month


Even if you haven’t earned your Masters in Ecology yet, every American can contribute to pollinator conservation. In some cases, you need only a smartphone. “Citizen Science”, or the crowdsourcing of scientific information from the general public, has taken off in an effort to engage citizens in protecting declining pollinator populations. Planting a wildflower patch […]

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