Bee Guide May
01 May, 2021
Bee-friendly Plants In Flower
With the last month of autumn here, bees will be furiously trying to find flowers that are still in bloom to store for winter.
These plants mentioned below will now be out in flower, and will be a great source of food for bees in the month of May:
Bee-friendly Plants Ready For Planting
Autumn is know to be 'nature's planting time', for the mild weather which encourages root growth before winter sets in.
Check out our suggestions over the next few months for future flowering plants:
Monthly Bee Tips
Get those spring bulbs into the ground now, to help feed bees in late winter to late spring. These include crocus and hyacinth, but also include muscari, bluebells and snowdrops.
Only spray when plants when you need to, and spray in the evenings when bees have gone back to their hives to minimize them being effected. To avoid spraying, make sure your plants are well fed and watered throughout each season.
Having trouble choosing a bee-friendly plant? Talk to one of our staff instore and they will be able to help you with any specific bee-friendly gardening requirements.