Plants for pollinators

Here’s everything you need to know about growing pollinator-friendly plants that attract bees and butterflies to your garden. Whether you want expert advice on the top 10 flowers for bees, or helpful tips on planting wildflowers in your garden, this is the place to start. Want to know how to pollinate your fruit trees? Read our helpful guide.

If you’re ready to place an order, browse our collection of ‘Plants for Pollinators’ which includes everything from annual flowers to trees.

Whether you have a large or small garden, help declining bee numbers by planting the plants and flowers they love most. Read the full article for practical advice.

Want to know the best wildflowers to fill borders and attract pollinators to your garden? See our top 10 suggestions for what seeds to sow, and when.

You often need more than one fruit tree to get a good crop. Discover what pollination partners to grow with these popular varieties of apples, pears and cherries.

You need to plant a good mix of flowers if you want to attract a variety of pollinators, explains Mandy from The Chatty Gardener. Read her guest post for more fantastic tips.

With lots of native butterflies under threat of extinction, do your bit and help these gorgeous pollinators by choosing butterfly-friendly plants. See our top 10 list for inspiration.

Did you know that bees prefer plants that have open blooms or tubular flowers? Read on for more information and variety inspiration.

Creating a wildlife-friendly garden? Try to leave a small patch of thistles, stinging nettles and docks for breeding butterflies. Find more tips to boost butterfly numbers here.

Nic from Dogwooddays reminds us to choose plants that flower in late-autumn and early-spring, when other food sources are scarce. Read her pollinator guest post for more.

Companion planting increases crop yields by tempting beneficial pollinators into your veg plot. Read on to learn about which plants to try and how they benefit your garden.

Calling all gardeners, it’s time to help our pollinators! In his informative article, Mike Palmer discusses why pollinators are important for the future of humanity and the planet.

Here’s how to grow herbs as part of a wildlife-friendly garden. Once you’ve enjoyed their aromatic flavour, allow some of the plants to flower and keep the bees happy.

Including fruit trees and ornamental varieties, here’s a selection of trees that every pollinator-friendly garden should have.

Find all your favourite shrubs for pollinators here. Here’s how to give your garden some easy, low-maintenance structure that positively buzzes with life.

Plant pollinator-friendly perennials and attract bees, butterflies and other mini beasts to your garden for years to come. Find our full range here.

Shop our ‘perfect for pollinators’ range of annuals for quick colour and nectar-rich blooms. Helping a wide variety of pollinators couldn’t be easier!

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