Today’s photo is from James Mahar.
We own 21.5 acres of wildlife sanctuary in Washington State, including a 20,000 square foot dedicated supply Pollinator. Here are some photos.
This area is full of flowers loved by pollinators.You don’t have to be A beautiful garden, a garden conducive to pollinators, Because both humans and bees like the same thing: a lot of flowers!
Lots of Black Eyed Susan (Coneflower Fuljida, Area 4-9) backup this Garden pond. Waterscape Not only beautiful, but also very suitable wild animalsBees will especially appreciate rocks with low edges, which allows them to safely fetch water for drinking.
This part of the garden is full of pink and purple tones of flowers, including many beeswax (Monalda Species and hybrids, zones 4-9).Newer option Bee paste They tend to be shorter and more compact, making them easier to use in many gardens, but they still have abundant flowers for pollinators.
A pollinator garden is incomplete without a piece of it Milkweed (Asclepias Syria, Area 3-9), this is of course the key Host plant For the monarch butterfly. Common milkweed can actively spread in small gardens, so planting it on the edge of driveways or trails can help keep it growing.
high conifer Make a wonderful background for the garden and turn it into a closed little paradise.
Planning a long flowering period helps maintain a wide range of pollinator feeding.Black-eyed susan is here Blooming peak; In front of it, a group of sedum (Sedum ‘Autumn’ Joy’, zone 3-9) is full of buds, ready to bloom, allowing the pollinator gathering to continue.
I wish I could sit in that chair and be immersed in this beautiful garden!
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