Friday, July 11, 2008

Save the Bees....

Its got a name now, Colony Collapse Disorder... CCD.

A cool article from Wired.

Burt's Bees Tips

High Country News

Haagen Daaz Tips

Plant some seeds and plants that attract bees to your yard:

Bird's Eye, Blue Mist, Bog Sage, Borage, Calendula, California Buckwheat, California Gilia, California Poppy, Calliopsis, Cape Mallow, Catmint, Chinese Houses, Coast Buckwheat, Cosmos, Coyote Mint, Crane's Bill, Dusty Miller, Elegant Clarkia, Elegant Madia, Gaillardia, Germander, Globe Gilia, Gold Coin, Goldmarie, Gumplant, Gumweed, Hedgenettle, Horehound, Korean Hummingbird Mint, Lamb's Ear, Lance-Leaved Coreopsis, Lavender, Licorice Mint, Lindley Blazing Star, Mexican Sunflower, Midnight Penstemon, Monch, Phacelia Grandiflora, Pincushion Flower, Point Reyes Horkelia, Plains Coreopsis, Purple Coneflower, Rosemary, Russian Sage, San Miguel Island Buckwheat, Scented Geranium, Sea Holly, Slender Sunflower, Shasta Daisy, Sweet William Catchfly, Sunflower, Tansy Phacelia, or even Toadflax.

All of these plants attract bees!! So include some in your fall and spring plantings!!


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