🐝🏵️ Have you considered planting a bee garden?
By planting a bee garden, you can do your part to help bees by creating a flower-rich habitat in your area.
Why Bees Are Important:
Without bees, we would all die.
According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), bees pollinate approximately 75% of the fruits, nuts and vegetables grown in the United States
In fact, one out of every four bites of food people take is courtesy of bee pollination (Source)
Bees make our produce happen!
Art by: @inspired_by_amelia
So what is a bee garden?
It’s a garden that uses plants bees just find HEAVENLY, IRRESISTIBLE, and DELICIOUS. The trifecta.
Sure, bees are usually pretty happy to pollinate most flowers, but you can consider these plants an extra special bee treat.
And don’t they deserve it?!
Bee Garden Tips:
Plant at least three different types of flowers in your bee garden to ensure blooms multiple seasons. This will provide bees and other pollinators with a continued source of food.
Spring: Crocus, borage, hyacinth, calendula, and wild lilac are great springtime bee flowers 🐝🌼.
Summer: Bees love bee balm, cosmos, echinacea, hosta, snapdragons, and foxglove in the summer.
Fall: Plant zinnias, sedum, asters, witch hazel and goldenrod – all late bloomers.
Do you grow a plant that bees just seem to LOVE? Let us know in the comments below.
I almost wrote “beer garden” like 20 times.