Plants for . . . - Bees

An audience with The Queen
The latest royal lavender in a distinguished series of exceptional performers will be courting attention in garden centres this spring.
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The colours of autumn
Coneflowers thrive in the balmy conditions of late summer and autumn, providing a wonderful food source for foraging pollinators storing energy for winter.
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Bee friendly
As gardeners, there is much we can for the good of our planet. Sarah Thornton meets a gardener who's championing the cause to help our bees.
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Bee plants for gardens
Much of the best food we eat is pollinated by bees. Unfortunately, with loss of habitat and the increasing use of pesticides, the world's bees are at risk. As gardeners, we can play a part in helping their survival.
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Jewels of the garden
There are not many more forgiving or versatile plants than Grevilleas. With bold, colourful and somewhat bizarre flowers, they stand out in the garden.
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Planting a future proof garden
Long-lived trees, shrubs and ground covers are essential ingredients in a climate resilient garden that's easy care and easy on the planet.
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