Flower gar­den

The Prince George Citizen - The Citizen - Real Estate Weekly - - Real Estate Weekly -

Dur­ing the sum­mer months, Cana­di­ans fi­nally have a chance to re­lax and en­joy the sun. There is no bet­ter way to em­brace the warm weather than plant­ing a beau­ti­ful flower gar­den. Not only will it en­hance the curb ap­peal and aes­thet­ics of your front lawn but plant­ing pol­li­na­tor friendly gar­dens can act as a great food source for pol­li­na­tors like honey bees. There are many things to con­sider be­fore you start plant­ing. Think about the space, colour, sun­light and fit. It’s im­por­tant to pick a plant­ing lo­ca­tion that achieves the best sun­light for the flow­ers that you want to plant. Think­ing about th­ese fac­tors be­fore­hand will en­sure that your flow­ers have the best pos­si­ble grow­ing en­vi­ron­ment to set them up for suc­cess. For honey bees, sum­mer means work­ing tire­lessly to find food, to sus­tain them­selves and their en­tire colony be­fore an­other win­ter be­gins. Worker bees spend their days trav­el­ing from flower to flower col­lect­ing as much pollen and nec­tar as they can. But with­out a plen­ti­ful sup­ply of bloom­ing flow­ers, honey bees might not get the

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