PLANTS TO ENCOURAGE BEES INTO YOUR BACKYARD
NATIVE TREES AND SHRUBS
INTRODUCED TREES AND SHRUBS
Ligustrum, Pinus, Salix, Schimus, Camellia, Tamarix, Wisteria, Abelia, Prunus, Citrus, Fruit Trees, Lavender.
HERBS AND VEGETABLES
Cineraria, Daisies, Gazanias, Forget-me-nots, Iceland Poppies, Portulacas, Roses, Stocks, Wallflowers.
OTHER SOURCES OF NECTAR AND POLLEN
INSECTICIDES ARE TOXIC TO BEES
Insecticides commonly used in the home garden are very toxic to bees. Try to spray very early in the morning or late in the evening. If you know a neighbour close to you keeps bees they would appreciate you telling them when you are about to spray.
This article has been reproduced with permission copyright © ACT Beekeepers Association.
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