Top 10 // How to Attract Bees and Butterflies

Top 10 Ways to Attract Bees

Create a buzz in your garden by attracting bees and butterflies! Not only are these little creatures beautiful and lively, bees and butterflies provide many benefits to your garden’s health.









Why Bees and Butterflies?

Little children can often be seen with giant grins on their faces running around the yard chasing butterflies. While bees don’t offer the same entertainment, they still provide numerous benefits to your garden.

Most vegetables in your garden such as squash, cucumber, tomato and eggplant require pollination by insects. Bees are so important, it has been said that bees are responsible for one out of every three bites of food we eat! Bees and butterflies also play a critical role in the production of seeds for flowers, which keeps your garden full and vibrant.

Follow these top 10 tips to attract bees and butterflies and make sure that your garden is healthy, happy, and ready to buzz.


References

http://nativeplants.msu.edu/about/pollination


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