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How to Plant for Bees

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The Gardening Journal: Plants for Bees


Bees are essential pollinators, welcomed by gardeners who plant trees, shrubs, perennials and annuals to attract them. In this episode, Niki Jabbour shares her favorite plants for bees and discusses the importance of growing native plant species for native bees.


Hard-Working Garden Tools

AT505 - Solitary Pollen Bee Nest

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Solitary Pollen Bee Nest

$24.50

AL836 - Melnor Fire Hose Nozzle

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Melnor Fire Hose Nozzle

$49.00

Hose Reel holding a hose, mounted on a wall in the closed position

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Wall-Mount Swivel Hose Reel

$215.00

PC920 - Long-Handled Grass Shears

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Long-Handled Grass Shears

$47.50

Raking in leaves in a garden with the Lee Valley Bed Rake

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Lee Valley Bed Rake

$57.50

PB335 - Telescoping Pruner

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Telescoping Long-Arm Pruner

$69.50

Root knife cutting through roots to divide a plant

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Lee Valley Root Knife

$26.50

A man wearing the kangaroo pocket apron collects garden waste in the pocket

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Kangaroo Pocket Apron

$49.50

A compost aerating tool leaning against a wall

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Compost Aerating Tool

$59.50

Hozelock Multi-Adjust Sprinkler/Mister watering a lawn with mist spray setting

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Hozelock Multi-Adjust Sprinkler/Mister

$82.50