Birds do it. Bees do it. So do bats, ants, moths, and beetles. Even wind and water get in the game.
If you thought we were talking about “The Talk”—you know, that uncomfortable birds-and-bees, cringy parent/child chat, you’d be almost correct…because pollination is about S-E-X. Plant sex, that is.
But don’t worry: this PG version of plant reproduction helps you understand the types of pollination and how they boost your harvest. And we all want bigger harvests for delicious garden-to-table meals, right?