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Gardening Tips: Flowers Which are of Little Value to Bees

July 12, 2018 11:08 pm10 comments
Gardening Tips: Flowers Which are of Little Value to Bees

Avoid those with double flowers as they produce much less nectar than single-flowered types. Bees have great difficulty in reaching the nectar and pollen of flowers with multiple petals. F1 hybrid plants usually produce very little pollen, because they have been bred not to set seed. Some of the Best […]

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Plants to Encourage Bees in the Organic Garden

July 10, 2018 2:42 am0 comments
Plants to Encourage Bees in the Organic Garden

Not only do bees produce honey, they pollinate many of the plants which we or the animals which we eat rely on. Bees are active in the garden from very early in spring until the autumn frosts. It’s important to have suitable plants in flower throughout this period. They feed […]

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