Make a bee garden with this plastic free, pollinator friendly kit. A great gift for gardeners just starting out, or even people with just a balcony and space for pots of flowers. The bee garden kit includes easy-to-grow flowers which will be visited by bees and other pollinators. A colourful mix of varieties to bring a splash of colour. For keen gardeners, the pollen guide will be of interest. The seeds will grow quickly to fill empty patches in an established garden.
Three packets of seed, three wooden marker sticks, ideas about making a bee friendly garden and a pocket pollen colour guide.
Fill up gaps or make some colourful pots with flowers to feed bees.
Easy-to-grow Phacelia seeds are very popular with bees and other pollinating insects. Phacelia (Phacelia Tanacetiflia) is a half hardy annual and can be sown directly into a sunny flowering site from March onwards. Phacelia thrives in most soils and produces beautiful, lavender blue flowers and dense ferny foliage. The plants make good ground cover and as an added bonus, their extensive root system improves soil structure. The flowers are rich in nectar and are visited by profusion of pollinating insects. 6g Packet
Plant quick-growing Cornfield Annual seeds for bees, for a colourful, nectar rich display of flowers, popular with pollinating insects. Sow from March to July direct into a sunny flowering site. Suitable for most soils. This lovely mix of bright annuals includes corn cockle, corn chamomile, cornflower, corn marigold and field poppy.
All-Comers Forage seeds for bees, include a colourful, nectar rich blend of quick growing edible flowers, to be enjoyed by pollinating insects and people alike. Included in the All-Comers Forage mix are Calendula (pot marigold), Borage and blue Cornflower. The flowers are all edible, great in salads or as a garnish. You can also use the borage in summer drinks. Sow this annual mix between March and July direct into a sunny flowering site. Suitable for most soil types. You can save the seed and use it next year, or simply leave plants to re-seed naturally.
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