Recommendations For Flower Seeds That Help With Beehives?
Q: My brother is a beekeeper. Do you have a recommendation for flower seeds that could be planted to help his hives?
A: There are dozens of common flowering plants that honeybees adore. The goal is to have something flowering during most of the year. Alyssum, zinnia, salvia, and coneflower have long and overlapping bloom times. I have lists of bee-friendly annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees at http://www.walterreeves.com/insects-and-animals/pollinators-plants-for/.