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10 Perennials to Attract Bees & Other Pollinators

Plant THESE for the BEES!

Add Coffee Grounds to the Garden (hold moisture, repel ants, helps keep slugs away, worms love them, contain nitrogen-phosphate-potassium and add acidity to soil)

Buddleia (Butterfly Bush) - Mixed - Shrub Buddleja davidii - These fragrant butterfly bushes in 3 fabulous colours will attract plenty of butterflies to the garden. The varieties: Royal Red, White Profusion and Empire Blue.

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Create a Bee-Friendly Garden

Creating a bee-friendly garden means more than just planting flowers. You certainly want to attract them with gorgeous blooms, but while they are in your garden you will want to give them a place to drink: a bee bath. #ad #bee #garden

Allium ‘Millenium’ is a versatile perennial for a sunny garden because of its compact upright habit and resistance to all types of pests. It is also drought tolerant and loved by butterflies and bees. Though the fragrant blooms are very attractive in midsummer, the seed heads are the real floral feature. They last for several months, providing interest in the garden until late winter.


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6 Steps to a No-Work Cottage Garden - Create a garden that's big on color -- but small on labor.

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8 Charming Cottage Gardens: Calling All Birds (and Butterflies!)

Calling All Birds (and Butterflies!)

Vivid spikes of magenta flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies and are excellent for cutting. Glossy foliage emerges red in spring, turning burgundy to bronze throughout the season. Strong upright burgundy stems add winter interest. Adds a great vertical accent to mixed borders, cottage gardens or containers. Herbaceous.