Plants for pollinating wildlife in late season

Plants for pollinating wildlife in late season

Help our pollinating wildlife - the bees and butterflies. Anything that we can do in the garden in the late season will help.

Choose late flowering plants:

Pollinating wildlife is attracted by planting in or around the pond.

Through the season you will have had many British Native shelf pond plants in flower for the pollinating insects

Later in the season Non Native Shelf Pond Plants are very useful in extending the pollinating plant year:

The surrounding emergence Moist Plants growing near a pond can be both British Native and Non Native but still good as  'Plants for Pollinators':

Click to find a list and images of all these pollinating plants.

These plants will all help bees, wasps, hoverflies, moths and butterflies throughout the season.

  • Beekeepers are finding that a lack of pollen and nectar bearing flowers is having an impact on bee populations.
  • Bees also need to drink. Having pollen and nectar bearing plants near the water where they will come to drink is ideal.
  • Avoid using pesticides. And never spray over open flowers.

You can have plants in or near your pond for bees and butterflies flowering at all times throughout this late part of the season.

Think how you can encourage bees and butterflies to your pond area in late season.

Choose from these late flowering pollinating plants:

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