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    advice on which flowers attract insects and if they are beneficial to the environment

    Gardeners

    What flowers are best to attract bees and butterflies into my garden? Do you have tips/advice on how I should lay out these flowers and what colours they should have? Can I confirm that attracting insects to my garden is beneficial to them and to the ecological system in general? I want to play my part in helping out.

    Asked by Pete on 20th Aug 2020
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    Nathan Howard

    "Great flower for attracting bees and other insects are wild flowers, sunflowers and lavender especially. Ask your local gardening centre which flower seeds they recommend and I’m sure they’d be happy to help.
    Good luck !"

    Answered on 21st Aug 2020 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    Cherry Tree Maintenance Services

    "Wild flowers are fantastic for attracting pollinatiors you can buy them in boxes of mixed, sprinkle them in the desired area and watch them grow and blossom"

    Answered on 20th Aug 2020 - Member since Jun 2020 - report
    Rod’s Gardening Services

    "Hi, below is a list of various plants and flowers that the insects live and can’t resist!

    Hellebores, lavender, geraniums, sedums, hollyhocks, sunflowers, honeysuckle, crocuses, foxgloves, hawthorn, bluebells, forget-me-nots, alliums, snapdragon, buddleia, mint, majoram, wisteria, iris.

    From this list you can choose a variety of colours and fragrances. They will love them all.
    Of course, any flowers or plants will help the insects and the environment.
    So get a plan together, design, plant and enjoy!!"

    Answered on 20th Aug 2020 - Member since Aug 2020 - report

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