Autumn Mix Bee Food Box
Suitable for planting in Autumn.
Not only do bees love Borage, but you and your soil will do too! This medicinal herb has intense blue and edible flowers that have an appealing and mild cucumber taste. The borage plant grows perfectly when planted in full sunlight and can be grown all year round. It will grow to about 60cm tall and can be grown in containers or raised beds
Pansy flowers are bright and come in various colours and brings beneficial insects such as bees and butterflies to your garden. They can grow through any season and are a great source of food for bees in winter. They are edible and are mostly used in cake decorating. They have a beautiful fragrance said to be perfume-like and the most potent scent belongs to the blue or yellow pansy flowers.
Garden peas are easy to grow, resilient in the cold and the more you pick, the more the plant will produce. Peas should be planted in Autumn because they don’t enjoy the heat. The plant will flower in winter, feeding the bees when they need it the most.