In The Bee-Friendly Garden, award-winning garden designer Kate Frey and bee expert Gretchen LeBuhn provide everything you need to know to create a dazzling garden that helps both the threatened honeybee and our own native bees. No matter how small or large your space, and regardless of whether you live in the city, suburbs, or country, just a few simple changes to your garden can fight the effects of colony collapse disorder and the worldwide decline in bee population that threatens our global food chain. There are many personal benefits of having a bee garden as well!
contain a gorgeous variety of flowers
bloom continuously throughout the seasons
are organic, pesticide-free, and ecologically sustainable
develop healthy and fertile soil
attract birds, butterflies, and other beneficial insects
increase the quantity of your fruit and vegetable harvest
improve the quality, flavor, and size of your produce