If you only grow one thing for your garden pollinators choose Viper’s bugloss. It’s easy to grow from seed, it’s hardy and it’s a native of the UK, plus it replenishes its nectaries regularly making it a magnet for garden pollinators.
For a great garden plant for bees, choose bee balm. It’s a magnet for pollinators and offers copious amounts of nectar.
Use the latest research to grow the very best plants to support our precious pollinators. Ongoing research at the University of Bristol has shown that one echinops flower has as much nectar as 32 cosmos flowers
Lamb’s ears is a magnet for bees, especially the wool carder bee
Many herbs, like borage are fantastic plants for pollinators. The flowers are generously rich in nectar. It’s easy to grow from seed and a great bee plant.
Taraxacum officinale You might be surprised to find dandelion in my best bee plant list, but these bright, vibrant landing […]
Snowdrops are the harbingers of spring. As they start to poke their noses through the cold winter ground in November […]
Plant some winter flowering mahonia for nectar rich winter flowers to feed bees and other pollinators says Jean Vernon
Let ivy grow in the garden to support pollinators and other wildlife
For a great bee plant in late summer look no further than the purple cone flower