8 August 2015 1:46pm – Plants to Attract Bees

Planning to grow bee-pollinated crops (berries, cucurbits, etc) this spring and summer? You might want to consider popping in a few of these pretties too:

9 honeybee friendly plants

Plants like borage, cornflowers, rosemary, lavender, mint, thyme, nasturtiums, tomatoes and eggplant are really good too, as a lot of our native bees, particularly the blue-banded bees, really like blue flowers and the solanaceae family.

Here’s another link you might find useful:

Top 30 flowers for bees

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