The Bees Need our Help Now

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The Bees Need our Help Now.

How can you help save the bees?

Provide Food, Water & Shelter with a Bee Garden

 

Top Tips for Bee Gardens:

  • Plant Native Plants
  • Choose several colors of flower
  • Plant Flowers in clumps
  • Include flowers of different shapes
  • have a diversity of plants flowering all season

Our Top 10 Native Plants for Bees

  • Aster
  • California Poppy
  • Elder
  • Currant
  • Fireweed
  • Goldenrod
  • Lupin
  • Mint
  • Oregon Grape
  • Yarrow

Bee Friendly Garden Plants

  • Basil
  • Borage
  • Lavender
  • Globe Thistle
  • Hyssop
  • Marjoram
  • Rosemary
  • Mexican Sunflower
  • Sunflower

 

Information provided by the Xerces Society:

Link to pdf:

http://www.xerces.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/pnw_plants_bees_xerces_society_factsheet1.pdf

 

 

We install bee & butterfly gardens. For consulting, design services or bee & butterfly garden installation, Contact us

Nigel Kay
I grow food, plant trees, maintain orchards, and design ecosystems that help families become healthier and happier.
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