Bees get food from lots of different plants throughout the year. As well as planting flowers, think about herbs, fruit, vegetables, shrubs and trees - they can all provide nectar when they are in flower. Use our handy seasonal guide to help your garden bloom for bees all year round.
(@gardeningti0116 Thank you for the invitation!) Creating a bee-friendly garden means more than just planting flowers. You certainly want to attract them with gorgeous blooms, but while they are in your garden you will want to give them a place to drink: a bee bath. #ad #bee #garden
Hebe 'Youngii' - A compact, spreading, evergreen shrub which is smothered in short spikes of large violet flowers all summer, that gradually fade to white. The tiny leaves are dark green and glossy and often have fine red margins. Its spreading habit makes it ideal for rock gardens, or try it planted en-masse along a path or driveway. Like most hebes, it will flourish in a range of conditions, and once established, it is drought-tolerant, too. The flowers are a magnet for bees and…
Whether you enjoy planting bright flowers or tasty vegetables, I encourage you to plant something this spring and do your part to save the pollinators (and thus ourselves!) from extinction! This honeybee watering station is a great way start!