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Bee-friendly plants for every season

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Bees need 3 things to thrive - food, shelter and water.

Use this guide to discover which plants to grow, and when they flower. Different bees are active throughout the year, so you'll need flowering plants from spring to winter.

Bees forage from flowers rich in nectar and pollen. Nectar contains sugar they need for energy. Pollen contains protein and oils. Bee species' tongues vary in size – so try to provide different shaped flowers.

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Join the Great British Bee Count

Download the free app and discover how to help bees today

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