Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Bee Helpful

Do some good in your garden and feed some bees! The bee population is in decline, and with bees being crucial to pollenating our plants we should all try and do our bit to help keep them going. This is a list of plants you can grow to help the little guys out –
Herbs: Lavender, Catmint, Sage, Cilantro, Thyme, Fennel, Borage, Rosemary, Comfrey, Hyssop, Thyme Marjoram, Lemon Balm, Fennel, Angelica, Wild Bergamot, Woundworts, Betony, Myrtle.
Perennials: Crocus, Buttercup, Aster, Hollyhocks, Anemone, Snowdrops, Geranium.
Annuals: Calendula, Sweet Asylum, Poppy, Sunflower, Zinnia, Clemone, Heliotrope.
Wildflowers: Bird’s Foot Trefoil, Bramble, Comfrey, Burdock, Teasels, Knapweed, Vetches, Cornflower, Thistles, Field Scabious, Viper’s Bugloss, Cat’s ear, Angelica, Red Bartsia, Sainfoin.

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