All-in-One SAVE THE BEES! Garden Variety Pack
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NEW! All-in-One SAVE THE BEES! Garden Variety Pack includes an assortment of our 15 most popular varieties which we have found bees seem to really be attracted to their flowers.
Plant these seeds in your garden to attract bees, naturally! Seeds are all individually packaged.
We usually adore Basil because of its pungent leaves, however the bees love it for the flowers! Grow a plant or two for you, but allow a few plants to go into flowering mode. The bees will love it, and you can continue to enjoy harvesting leaves from the plants you’ve designated as “yours.”
|Bean, Scarlet Runner||The Scarlet Runner Bean’s bright red flowers and meaty pods will surely please both you and the bees! Trellis this variety well and give it plenty of room to run!|
|Borage||Borage is a special "honey plant". It is often grown nearby apiaries to provide food for developing young bees and for honey collection, too.|
Dandelions will often start flowering anywhere from March to May. This is when many bees and other pollinators emerge from hibernation. Each flower is packed with nectar and pollen which provides food for our bees.
|Cardoon (Artichoke Thistle)||
Cardoons or Artichoke Thistles, are one of the most beautiful ornamental plants you can grow, and few plants are more attractive to bees.
Bees absolutely love Catnip. You'll find your plants will be swarming with them!
Bees really enjoy cucumber plants. This variety is great because each plant will have quite a few flowers with a good bit of nectar in each.
Dill is a widely used herb that has a delicate flavor. It's extremely versatile. Allow it to flower, and you'll have plenty of bees swarming happily around your garden.
Fennel pollen can be harvested from the tiny flowers, which can easily be grown in the garden by letting your plants go to seed. Bees and other pollinating insects both like fennel - so every one wins!
Lavender is a strong plant that is suitable for many home gardeners to grow. Most importantly, it can flower from spring through the end of fall. (This means a long & constant source of pollen for the bees!)
This flower is a "pollinator star" species! It is attractive to both native bees and butterflies.
Nothing is more attractive to honeybees than the culinary oregano!
|Pumpkin, Wee Be Little||
Pumpkin pollen is usually large and quite sticky. Bees tend to be the best pollinators.
Plant this close to other flowering shrubs and you'll be surprised with how many bees stop by to visit!
|Squash, Dark Green||
Male "squash-bees" will be busy going between flowers searching for mates. Females forage at the flowers of squash plants, which are their source for pollen.