Bees are short of habitat and therefore food can be scarce. Seeds for Bees is a mix of 19 varieties of flowers that attract bees and other pollinators. The flowers are bright and open format. They also yield lots of nectar and pollen. The flowers grow in succession so give along flowering period. The varieties included are Vetches, Cornflower, miniature Sunflower, Mallow to name but a few. A packet of seeds will cover about two square meters (2sq yards) with some species growing to 1m (39inches) tall.
Full sowing instructions are included. Just the thing to encourage youngsters to get active outside preparing the soil, planting and watching the flowers grow and attract insects. Just the job for adults too who want jolly up an area of garden into a low maintenance flower patch. They work just as well in pots, planters and troughs.
Best planted in the spring for a summer show. Planted in the Autumn seeds will germinate early the next spring. Let the flowers run to seed. Cut the heads off and leave them on the ground (swathing) and they will reseed for further years a flowers.Click on the link to go to my blog to find out all the names of the flowers in the mix (https://thebeefarmer.co.uk/blog/seeds-for-bee-mix)