Plants for NO Bees! Great for a planter area close to the patio
Identifies plant blooms that honey bees like (and are good for them) and why we should support honey bees with lots of floral blooms.
Helpful page that talks about building gardens to attract and sustain pollinators. There is a PDF link on the page that has a list of season-specific plants for pollinators.
plant ideas for bees
7 Plantastic Companion Plants for Milkweed to help make sure it gets noticed by Monarch Butterflies.
What NOT to plant in your garden for bees
Clay soil plants for bees, including trees and shrubs. Plants that will thrive in clay soil, and attract bees and other pollinators.
How to start beekeeping
Best plants for pollinators: Lions tail (Leonotis leonurus) Tubular flowers with furry coats cluster along stems in summer and fall. Evergreen shrub; full sun.