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.
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!