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what kind of flowers to grow to keep bees

Zone Aberdare KENYA | matu added on January 20, 2012 | Answered

I have a farm in the slopes of Aberdare ranges, a cold area, but I have no idea on what kind of flowers to plant for foraging. Please assist.

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Nikki
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Answered on January 21, 2012

Look for cool-season flowers like lilies, snapdragons, pansies, delphiniums, nasturtiums, daffodils, tulips, etc. Also, brighter colors appeal to pollinators and bees are especially fond of bright blue and violet flowers.

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