Seeds for garden and pots that will make bees very, very happy indeed. And a happy bee is a happy human!
Three varieties to choose:
Dwarf Sunflower: Popular with bees and other flowering insects. Sow this quick-growing annual mix from March-July direct into a sunny flowering site. Good yielder of seeds for birds too. Dwarf sunflower, height to 150cm.
All-comers Forage: Calendula (marigold), Borage, blue Cornflower. The flowers are all edible, great in salads or as a garnish. You can also use the borage in summer drinks. Bees and other pollinators will enjoy feeding on these flowers. You can save the seed and use it next year, or simply leave plants to re-seed naturally.
Cornfield Annuals: This hardy annual mix contains corncockle, corn chamomile, cornflower, corn marigold and field poppy. It is easy to grow and will make a colourful patch of flowers.
Phacelia: Free flowering, heavenly blue annual plant, rated as a “Top Ten” nectar source. Grow a patch in your garden and feed the local bees. Sow direct into a sunny flowering position. Drought tolerant.