100 Plants to Feed the Bees
In an at-a-glance, photo-driven format, 100 Plants to Feed the Bees presents 100 nectar and pollen-rich plants that home gardeners can cultivate to create a more bee-friendly world.
The international bee crisis is threatening our global food supply, but this user-friendly field guide shows what you can do to help protect our pollinators. The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation offers brow sable profiles of 100 common flowers, herbs, shrubs, and trees that attract bees, butterflies, moths, and honeyeaters. The recommendations are simple: sow seeds for some plants, such as basil, rhododendron, and blueberries and simply don't mow down abundant native species, including aster, goldenrod, and milkweed. 100 Plants to Feed the Bees will empower homeowners, landscapers, apartment dwellers, anyone with a scrap of yard or a window box to protect our pollinators.