3 Things To Do When Creating A Bee Friendly Garden

User submitted photo from Carol Boudreau

User submitted photo from Carol Boudreau

We all know bees are an important part of gardening as we need them to pollinate our flowers, providing healthy and bountiful plants. As we watch the bee population shrink, it’s becoming even more important to make sure our gardens are a welcome place for these friends. By following the three tips below, you will be set on the right path to creating a perfect home for the bees and have a beautiful garden!

Plant bee friendly plants

  • Berries: Raspberries, Blackberries, Strawberries, Blueberries
  • Flowers: Echinacea, asters, sunflowers
  • Herbs: sage, mint
  • Vegetables: tomatoes, okra, peppers, cucumber, zucchini
  • Spice: fennel, coriander
  • Plants native to your area

Only use natural pesticides and fertilizers

See our homemade recommendations here!

Create a bee bath and build a bee house

Make sure to check out the video below for an easy way to get these set up in your garden!

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