Did you know that 90% of all plants require cross-pollination in order to thrive? Cross-pollination occurs when pollen from one blossom is applied to the pistils of another and bees play an important role in that process. As a farm, we rely on bees to pollinate our crops – including our famous blue pumpkins! Given the worldwide decline of bee populations, we feel it’s important to do our part to help save the bees! That’s why we grow tens of thousands of bee-friendly flowers on the farm and have bee-friendly gardens strategically spread around Prairie Gardens.
We’d like to help you save the bees as well – that’s why we’ve created our Bee Garden Packages! Our Shade for the Bees package is designed for those tough-to-plant shady spots around your yard, where the bees like to relax and cool-down in during the heat of the summer. Each Shade for the Bees package includes:
- 1 x #2 Hydrangea
- 10 x #1 Perennials
- 3 x 3″ Perennials
All the shrubs and perennials included in this package flower beautifully, while providing key nutrients for the bees.