Bees Love These Colorful Flowers!

One of the best ways to help the bee population grow is by providing them with plenty of food. You can easily do this by planting bee-friendly flowers in your garden.  Also be sure to avoid using pesticides and make sure there is a water source nearby to help them stay healthy.

You're surely familiar with these happy, bright flowers and the bees definitely enjoy them. Sunflowers produce large, vibrant flowers with abundant nectar and pollen, making them bee magnets.


These daisy-like Coneflowers definitely attract bees. They have plenty of pollen and nectar in their cone shaped center. People can actually eat Echinacea as well and it is often used in herbal remedies for colds and other infections. 


Borage has unique blue, star-shaped flowers. As expected, the flowers are rich in nectar making a popular choice for bees. Borage plants have a long blooming period so they are great at providing a food source for bees.


Solidago, or Goldenrod, produces long stems of bright yellow flowers that bloom in late summer and early fall. They are a valuable nectar source for bees as they prepare for winter.


Penstemon flowers come in a variety of reds, pinks, purples and white. They have long tube-shaped flowers that are very attractive to bees as well as hummingbirds, butterflies, and other pollinators. 


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