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100 Plants to Feed the Bees

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The Xerces Society
This field guide identifies the plants that honey bees and native bees — as well as butterflies, moths and hummingbirds — find most nutritious, including flowers, trees, shrubs, herbs and pasture plants.

Copyright 2018, Softcover, 240 pages



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The first simple step toward protecting our pollinators is to provide the flowers they need using no pesticides. With abundant native wildlflowers, your task is even simpler: don't mow them down. This field guide identifies the plants that honey bees and native bees — as well as butterflies, moths and hummingbirds — find most nutritious, including flowers, trees, shrubs, herbs and pasture plants. 

Each plant profile includes:

• Which pollinators visit the plant

• The quality of honey the nectar produces

• When it blooms

• How best to use it in the landscape

• Planting tips

• Spectacular photography

"The ever-helpful Xerces Society shows us how to bring back our threatneed species, one gorgeous garden at a time. Everybody wins!"Dar Williams, singer, songwriter and environmental activist.

Copyright 2018, Softcover, 240 pages

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