Re: bee plants
- I have finally ordered some plants for spring arrival... and also have seed for most of the plants (not for the trees), which I will be starting soon in my hobby sized greenhouse. Not all the plants are for the bees, but oh well. What I have ordered in actual plants are:ColumbineBee BalmSalviaBleeding Heart (continuous blooming type)Trumpet vineBlazing StarsSugar Sweet Cherry (Bush type)English LavenderForget-Me-Not5 on 1 Pear trees5 on 1 Apple treesDwarf AstersI also have already here:Blueberry bushesApple trees (also some at my neighbors)Grape VinesCurrent bushesBlackberries (also some at my neighbors)Elderberries (also some at my neighbors)Raspberries (also some at my neighbors)Daylilies (ALLOT!!!)Clematis VinesTrumpet vinesHollyhocksHostaCoreopsisvarious herbspatch of Crown Vetch (also some at my neighbors)LilacsRosesRose of SharonAmerican BittersweetLily of the valleyand more I am sure I am forgetting!!Looking Forward to happy and healthy bees this year.Peace,Jim----- Original Message -----From: Ferguson ApiariesSent: Thursday, January 27, 2005 7:48 PMSubject: [Norton AntiSpam] [beekeeping] bee plantsIf there is not enough plants the bees will not go to it . I have a 30 foot row of Fig wart and the bees will try to carry it off. It blooms over a longer period and produces a abundance of seed. I think I might cut it back after the first bloom and it will bloom again. I have found the same kind of thing with cat nip.