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Learners will identify the  top 10 bee-friendly plants for the prairies and gain insights on how to attract and support pollinators in their gardens.

 

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  1. The video outlines 10 bee friendly plants that thrive on the prairies 

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Welcome to the delightful world of bee-friendly gardening! Imagine stepping into your garden and being greeted by a symphony of buzzing bees, flitting from one vibrant flower to another. In this blog post, we’ll dive into the enchanting realm of pollinator-friendly plants, specifically tailored for the prairies. 

 

Creating a Thriving Ecosystem

To cultivate a flourishing ecosystem that supports pollinators, we must carefully choose the right plants. Our top 10 selection is backed by extensive research, ensuring that you’ll attract a diverse range of bee species throughout the seasons. From spring to early fall, your garden will become a haven for these essential creatures, contributing to the health of the environment as a whole.

 

Embracing Seasonal Blooms

Spring Blooming Plants:

  • Prairie Crocus

  • Smooth Blue Beard Tongue

  • Milkvetch

Summer Blooming Plants:

  • Wild Bergamot (Bee Balm)

  • Alpine Hedysarum

  • Lupine (Blue or Silvery)

  • Fleabane

Later Summer Blooming Plants:

  • Prairie Goldenrod

  • Aster

  • Purple Coneflower

 

Creating a bee-friendly garden is an impactful way to contribute to the well-being of these remarkable creatures and our planet. So, why wait? Let’s sow the seeds of change together, one flower at a time!

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