Zinnia are lovely flowers, great companion plants and fantastic for bringing pollinators to a veggie patch. In this little video we show you how to collect their seeds and how to propagate them and why you should want them in your garden.
By replacing an area of sterile lawn with a living landscape of beautiful native US wildflowers and grasses you are making a sanctuary for bees and other pollinators. Your yard will become more drought tolerant, resilient and naturally beautiful, in short, a Micro Prairie.
How And Why You Should Grow A Pollinator Strip In Your Veg Patch
We need pollinators to help use produce our food and they need feeding and encouraging into our gardens. By growing a range of simple but beautiful annual flowers in your garden you can do both those things and add colour and cheer to the vegetable garden whilst making it much more productive.