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Become Buzzworthy! How to Turn Your Garden/Green Space (no matter how small) into a Bee Haven | Seedball’s Guide

Welcome to Seedball’s guide to creating a buzzworthy outdoor space! So, let’s roll out the red carpet for our favourite pollinators. Here are some simple tips to transform your outdoor space into a buzzing paradise for bees. Time to become the talk of the hive!

Plant a Bee Buffet:
Bees love a diverse diet, so plant a variety of flowers that provide nectar and pollen throughout the seasons. From early bloomers like crocuses to late bloomers like cyclamen, make sure there’s something for every bee in your garden (or pots).

Go Native:
Native plants are the best for bees – they’re familiar, nutritious, and oh-so-delicious! Have a look at our seed balls and choose a mix the bees will love!

Create a Bee Buffet:
Offer a smorgasbord of blooms in various shapes, sizes, and colors to attract a wide range of bee species. From dainty daisies to wonderful wallflowers, diversity is key to a successful pollinator garden.

Provide Nesting Sites:
Bees need safe and cozy spots to build their nests and raise their young. Leave some areas of your garden undisturbed, or install bee hotels and nesting boxes to provide shelter for solitary bees.

Say No to Pesticides:
Keep your garden bee-friendly by avoiding the use of chemical pesticides and herbicides. Opt for organic pest control methods and embrace natural gardening practices instead.

Embrace Wild Spaces:
Create untamed corners in your garden to mimic natural habitats. These wild spaces provide valuable forage and nesting sites for bees and other pollinators.

Water Wisely:
Set up a shallow dish filled with fresh water to provide a hydration station for thirsty bees. Add a few pebbles or rocks to prevent bees from drowning while they drink.

Educate and Inspire:
Share your passion for bee-friendly gardening with friends, family, and neighbors. Encourage others to join the bee-saving mission and create their own pollinator-friendly gardens.

Spread the Buzz
Become a bee advocate and raise awareness about the importance of bees for our environment and food supply. Together, we can make a real difference in protecting these vital pollinators.

So, let’s roll out the welcome mat for our buzzing buddies and make our gardens a sanctuary for pollinators. Happy gardening!

Ana & Em

Seedball founders Ana & Emily

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