List of Bee-Friendly Native Perennials
It’s the 8th annual National Pollinator Week, so why not get busy planting some bee-friendly native perennials? Here’s a list to help you along. Don’t forget to plant for a succession of bloom from spring through fall, even through winter in warmer climates.
from Kim Eierman at EcoBeneficial!
More Great Resources
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It’s a great time of your to start planning your garden. Make sure to include a “Pollinator Victory Garden” in part of your landscape – a way to help win the war on pollinator decline. It’s not just about honey bees – we have 4,000 species of native bees in…Read More
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