Ardsley Pollinator Pathway

Making significant change, one yard at a time.

Upcoming Events:

Introducing Our New Mailbox Gardens How-To Guides

You asked for it and we created it - a step by step guide to create a pollinator garden. We give you the design, the materials and quantities you'll need, and the list of plants. Four different garden sizes in each guide. You buy the plants, dig them in, and watch them grow. Check them out - it's easy!

Full-Part Sun Pollinator Wildflower Mailbox Gardens

Full to Part Sun Pollinator Grass and Sedge Mailbox Gardens

Part Shade Pollinator Mailbox Gardens

Join Our Public Garden Maintenance Team!

Three wonderful native plant pollinator gardens were created this spring. One at the Ardsley Public Library (April 23), one at AFV Park (May 14) and one at Hart's Brook (5/21). These gardens are fueled by volunteers to create, install and maintain the gardens. They will not be maintained in any way by Greenburgh or Ardsley. So, we need YOU!

Maintenance will begin in a few weeks and then be ongoing during the growing season. Watering will be the primary task. Occasional removal of baby weeds will be needed. The gardens were designed to reduce this chore.


We potentially have a large team and, if true, the time commitment will be low. You will most likely skip many weeks until you are scheduled for care. We'll develop a schedule for the growing season to minimize unnecessary visits and work. But if you need a break definitely go visit the gardens during an off week!

Please click here to fill out the survey concerning your willingness and preferences. Thank you so much!

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The May 2022 Cross Pollination Newsletter is here!

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Resources:

Free garden consults are available to those wishing to support pollinators, birds, and our ecosystem in their yards. To request your free garden consult, email us.

  • Join the Ardsley Pollinator Pathway

We're making substantial change, one yard at a time. Join our distribution list.

Our Mission

The Ardsley Pollinator Pathway Project's mission is to raise awareness, educate, and encourage the participation of Ardsley’s residents, businesses, government, and other organizations in the creation and maintenance of healthy pollinator habitats in the Village of Ardsley.

The world’s community of pollinators is in crisis.

  • One in four native bee species are facing extinction.

  • There are significant declines in other pollinator populations as well, which include beetles, ants, birds, moths, butterflies, flies, gnats, and small mammals, such as bats.

  • Pollinators are responsible for the reproduction of 80-95% of plant species on earth.

There are numerous causes for this decline, with habitat loss and pesticide use at the top.

Conservation techniques work! When homeowners, governmental agencies and private businesses commit to expanding pollinator-friendly, pesticide-free habitats, we will change the future for pollinators and secure our own. We encourage your home to become a node on a path through Ardsley!

No effort is too small! We need your help. They need your help.

Ardsley Pollinator Pathway Map

View our growing pathway that will connect us with other communities. Add your own pollinator garden to the map. Click on the purple flower pins to learn more about each steppingstone in our pathway.

Visit the Ardsley CAN by 2030! website to learn more about how you can easily reduce your carbon footprint and make small changes to act sustainably.