Number 44 – Encouraged bees

The importance of bees in ecosystems and to humans cannot be overstated. They are the most important pollinators and we rely on them to produce around a third of our food.  Bee populations around the world are in decline due to a number of causes.

To help support bees, I am making our garden bee-friendly by planting lots of flowers that attract them. The flowers I am planting include: lavender, bishops flower, cornflower, monarda and coreopsis. I specifically chose these plants for their bee-supporting characteristics.


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