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Plant a Bee Garden: Top 4 Pollinator Plants for Bees

Blair Brown — Jan 03, 2020

There's nothing like a wildlife garden. And even though it's still cold outside, it's never too early to plan your spring and summer landscape!

Generally,pollinator refers to the bees and other wildlife, like hummingbirds, in your garden. These pollinators love native plants and work tohelp growth in your outdoor spaces.

So, to celebrate the newyear, we have our top selections tobring graceful wildlife and beneficial pollinators into your landscape.

How to Plant a Pollinator Garden?

1.Bloomerang® Lilac Tree

Planting a pollinator garden starts with the perfect selections. It's no secret that bees love flowers, including lilac.And not only is our Lilacideal for attracting beneficial wildlife, but it's also perfect for planting near high-traffic areas, like patios, pools and beyond. This tree's dwarf silhouette is right at home anywhere in your landscape...next to your porch, deck and beyond.

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Plus, you get a long blooming season andunmatched color thattruly set it apart.

2.Southern Magnolia Tree

Though itlives up to its name with iconic good looks, the Southern Magnolia is for the Northandthe South. And its sweet nectarand pollen supportbees and other insects for several months out of the year.

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It's got evergreen foliage too, so you also get visual interest year-round.

3.Tulip Poplar Tree

You'll have the brightest tree in the neighborhood, along with carefree upkeep and easy growth. The Tulip Poplar can't be beat, and during the summer,it delivers fast-growing, well-formed green shade. Later on, it transitions intobright yellow blooms in fall for a dazzling show.

Butthe best part is that it's perfect for the pollinators in your garden,since its richly-hued, full blooms provide sweet sustenance.

4.Anna Hardy Kiwi

Ok, so our Anna Hardy Kiwi is a separate take on the traditional pollinator. With our Anna Hardy Kiwi Pollinator Pack, you get pounds of sweet and juicy kiwis without any effort on your part. We've bundled a pair of plants, the Anna Kiwi and the Meader Kiwi, taking the guesswork out of growing. And because they cross-pollinate, youdon't have to worry about fruiting.

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Get crisp color, the sweetest fruit and the ideal pollinator garden this season. No trips to the supermarket or to big box stores...you get what you need to delivered right to your door for the spring and summer.Check out some of our other top selections, and get growing!

Blair Brown

Blair is the Content Marketing Manager at FastGrowingTrees.com, and though she's not your traditional gardener, the planting world is definitely growing on her (pun intended!). She's enjoyed digging into plant care and maintenance and growing her plant collection, especially with exotic indoor varieties.

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