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    What are the best types of plants to help bees?

    Gardeners

    Hey can you help me? I want to help support the bees, any good plant recommendations? It’s a big garden with lots of space for different types of plants and flowers.

    Asked by Adam on 10th Apr 2020
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    Goldleaf Landscaping Services

    "100% it has to be lavender
    Go to any garden with a lavender plant and you'll find bees"

    Answered on 18th Apr 2020 - Member since Jun 2019 - report
    Nathan Howard

    "Wildflowers are great along with sunflowers and lavender. Good luck !"

    Answered on 21st Aug 2020 - Member since Jul 2020 - report
    AM Landscapes

    "I would say good plants for this time of year are hydrangeas or duraniums"

    Answered on 5th Jun 2020 - Member since May 2020 - report
    man construction services ltd

    "Any plant which contains sweet taste such as blue bell or similar plant. Don't go with a flower which smells sweet because all you harbour is wasps. to touch the pollen inside the plant not the outside and you will be feeding the bees and not wasps things such as honeysuckle tulips etc."

    Answered on 10th Apr 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    Head Gardener

    "Best flowers would be lavender, mahonia, bluebells, rosemary, hawthorn, borage. Try a patch of wildflowers. Also any simple single flowers will give nectar to bees and make it easy for them to collect it, as double flowers are more difficult to get to the pollen."

    Answered on 10th Apr 2020 - Member since Apr 2020 - report
    We Dig it sw Ltd

    "Some Flowers/Shrubs for bees:
    Ruddeckia Goldsturm
    Verbena Bonariensis
    Dephinium
    Lavender
    Salvia Nemerosa Caradonna
    Globe Thistle
    Corn flower
    Buddleja"

    Answered on 11th Apr 2020 - Member since Feb 2020 - report
    Bank On Us Landscaping

    "Most plants attract bees but lavender is a good option and sunflowers"

    Answered on 18th Aug 2020 - Member since Aug 2019 - report
    Rod’s Gardening Services

    "Hi, you need to know not just what attracts bees but what repels them as well!

    The best plants are Lavender and Foxgloves.

    The following is what you should not plant near the above mentioned plants, as it will repulse the bees. They cannot stand the smell. Peppermint, spearmint, eucalyptus, and thyme."

    Answered on 20th Aug 2020 - Member since Aug 2020 - report
    CARE & SOLUTION GARDENS

    "Foxgloves are very good but teasels are a lot better for bees.
    Shrubs with very small flowers are highly recommended."

    Answered on 10th Apr 2020 - Member since Jan 2020 - report

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