10 Plants For Bees and Other Pollinators | Gardening | Birds Blooms Magazine
Bright and bold, theyre beacons for honeybees. Be sure to choose pollen-bearing varieties. Annual; full sun.
Plants for Bees
Wildlife garden: Top 10 plants for bees and pollinators
Aster x frikartii: In early summer to fall, butterflies often sun as they sip on these daisylike blooms.
The best plants for pollinators – help bees and butterflies and bring your garden to life!
Erigeron karvinskianus growing on the steps and walls at Loseley Park.
Bumble Bee enjoying Birds-foot Trefoil; from article on BuzzAboutBeesNet-Wildflowers Native Plants for Bees By planting plant species indigenous to your area, you help both bees AND butterflies survive.Many favorite bee plants also serve as host plants for butterfly larvae.You can preserve several species (including the wildflower itself!) With native plantings! Wildflowers and native flowers can also provide forage for birds (some birds eat flower seeds-goldfinches, for example)-and by increasing the supply of butterfly larvae for birds to feed their young, bees for adult birds-you support an entire food chain by simply adding a few wildflowers to your yard!
Seasonal guide to bee-friendly plants. Help your local bees and join Friends of the Earth’s Great British Bee Count (19 May – 30 June 2016). #greatbritishbeecount
plants that attract honey bees