In addition to all fashionable trends and vain appearances, many people try to make their lives sensible and environmentally conscious. The news that we human beings unfortunately already long ago on credit to the earth, should have already reached all heads. Our task now would be to reconsider consumption and to finally accomplish what is in our hands. Apart from the fact that one thinks and lives sustainably, one can even relieve and support the surrounding nature in addition and without much effort. That’s why we thought that bee-friendly plants are a good topic for the upcoming garden season and the occasion.
Bee friendly plants and why they are important for our existence
Why should you prefer bee-friendly plants?
If you want to plant the balcony or garden either way, you can also find very useful plants or flowers that could even have a very positive impact on our environment. Bee-friendly plants is a term that needs no explanation, and yet it may still be unclear to some people why they should think about bees.
No bees – no humans
Once in a while: plants need bees for their reproduction and bees need food. No flowers – no bees and without bees we humans do not really make it far.
With simple means we can support our environment
Medicinal herbs and flowering plants can slow down the extinction of bees
Below we would like to list 15 well-known and also widespread plants, which can easily be planted on a small balcony . In order to get you excited about this great activity, we have deliberately selected plants that are also very good for us humans. Many medicinal herbs are part of it, but let’s start with that!
The melissa is one of the popular leg plant and the juice of the leaves tends the bees off the sting
Melissa is called a panacea for the head. Besides calming in a very gentle and natural way, it still sharpens our memory. The bees do not come until the lemon balm blooms and can no longer be used as tea.
You can also have a small sunflower on your balcony. They are associated with the summer and the bees are happy.
Many sunflowers also means many bees
Have you ever seen how the leeks bloom? Imagine a few sweet little bees that only confirm their diligence.
To watch the leek blooming – worth seeing and bee-friendly
This wonderful medicinal plant can be used just as well as a spice for cheese or pasta. Works well on our general condition and in the heyday – on our environment!
Sage is delicious and healthy and you should leave something for the bees
One likes to take rosemary with lamb. In addition, it acts as a medicinal plant for colds fantastic.
The winter heather suits the autumn decoration on the balcony, but also as a bee-friendly plant in the garden. If you are fortunate to have your garden in the country, you may well know that it is not only liked by bees, but also by the famous heath weasels.
The thyme acts strongly against bacteria and is taken as an additive to the natural cleansers. He also helps against cough and cold. Its delicate and aromatic flowers attract many bees.
The marigold delights the eye throughout the summer and is also well known for its healing properties on irritated skin. For a whole summer you can look forward to eager bees.
Cornflower and poppy
In May and June we see them everywhere and it does not hurt if you sow poppies and cornflowers on the balcony or in the garden. For the purpose you can use prefabricated seed bombs .
The primrose is also famous for its healing properties. They are taken in the form of lozenges for a cough and sore throat. In the spring, they are happy to be the first bees on this early bloomer.
With this herb you can inspire both your friends and the bees.
The sweet aroma of the carnation makes many bees visit you. Do not be scared!
Attention! The ornamental shrub of the daphne is poisonous to humans, but good for the industrious bees.
The strong aroma of the Ysops strongly attracts the bees and was formerly taken as an additive for green salads. Today the plant is used to flavor liqueurs and perfumes.
What happens when the bees disappear?
Many of us know Einstein’s claim that humans without bees can not exist on this planet. According to the reports, the bees die and thus the pollination is reduced.
We, at Freshideen, have the tradition to optimistically end our contributions and for that reason will leave the topic open to all benevolent people.