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What are some bee friendly plants I can add to my garden?

Sunflowers offer bees lots of pollen and nectar
May 28, 2021

Plant flowers and flowering trees. If possible, choose types that produce lots of pollen and nectar.

Here are some easier-to-grow plants that bees love:

  • Flowering plants: clover, sunflowers, phacelia, purple aster, oregano, thyme, cilantro, mint, and California lilac
  • Flowering trees: big leaf maple trees, apple, cherry and willow trees

Besides planting bee-friendly plants, read about three other things you can do for bees here:


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