Questions tagged [bee-attractive]
Plants that attract bees and other similar flying insects important for pollination and wildlife.
Is Viburnum opulus 'Roseum' attractive to bees?
Is Viburnum opulus 'Roseum' attractive to bees and other pollinators? This cultivar has gorgeous, but sterile flowers, so I am puzzled if it produces nectar or pollen at all, which would make it ...
Do bees from different continents have different "taste"?
I live in Europe, and planted several non-native perennials, most notably: echinaceas hellenuims rudbeckias For all species, I chose several cultivars, for the sake of experimenting. Although all ...
Greenhouses and bees [closed]
It would seem that bees around the world are in trouble, partly as a result of what appears to be the widespread use of pesticides in agriculture. If greenhouses naturally inhibit the spread of garden ...
What is a good tree to attract pollinators in late summer?
I am looking for a good August blooming tree that is bee frequently. Searching the internet I seem to just get a different mix of the same results of my searches. When I search For August blooming ...
Is this my Bee Balm or just a weed?
I have a large open area in my backyard that is sloped where i dont want grass because it would be dangerous to mow. A couple years ago i went to a local gardening shop and asked for recommendations ...
Is there a bee hive that works with a tap?
I'm currently building a king stropharia bed, so I'm wondering if I could collect honey on a tap without really disturbing the bees as a function stacked on top of the mushroom function. My neighbor ...
Bee-attracting tall shrub with cones of tiny cream-white flowers in Colorado?
We live at 7000 feet and have a volunteer shrub that is over 6 feet tall. The flowers are about 1/4"-3/8"; cream/white colored; with 5 wee petals and a pale yellow, spikey center. Also, the flowers ...
Removing a killer bee hive?
This morning I found a small bee hive in open space hanging low from a tree here in California, which is one sign they're killer bees. Their wings look smaller than other bees here, but experts say ...
Need help identificating this bee-attracting shrub
A friend of mine came back from a nearby mountain with this flower from a wild shrub that was very common in the area where he walked. The area where these are found is the west-Alps, around -1300- ...
What can I plant to attract butterflies and other pollinators in Minnesota?
A lot of plants can pollinate themselves. Fruits: Tomatoes, Strawberries Vegetables: Peppers, Eggplant, Snap Beans, Lima Beans, Lettuce, Endive, Peas, Cabbage, Broccoli, Beets, Kohlrabi ...