How can I get bees to come to my garden?



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    The best way to get bees to come to your garden is to have plants that bees like. They are looking for pollen or nectars that a present in flowers. Many hybridized plants do not produce as much pollen or nectar so it is better to look for non-hybrids. Native plants are your best bet for attracting local bees. Check with your garden store for natives in  your area. Here is a list from with a lot of plants that work across the U.S. for attracting bees. 

    • Aster Aster
    • Black-eyed Susan Rudbeckia
    • Caltrop Kallstroemia
    • Creosote bush Larrea
    • Currant Ribes
    • Elder Sambucus
    • Goldenrod Solidago
    • Huckleberry Vaccinium
    • Joe-pye weed Eupatorium
    • Lupine Lupinus
    • Oregon grape Berberis
    • Penstemon Penstemon
    • Purple coneflower Echinacea
    • Rabbit-brush Chrysothamnus
    • Rhododendron Rhododendron
    • Sage Salvia
    • Scorpion-weed Phacelia
    • Snowberry Symphoricarpos
    • Stonecrop Sedum
    • Sunflower Helianthus
    • Wild buckwheat Eriogonum
    • Wild-lilac Ceanothus
    • Willow Salix
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