To bee or not to bee.
Very eager for the growing season to begin last spring, I did buy a garden magazine that had free seeds attached. They where described as deep red velvet sunflowers. Here are four of them! What ever colour, they make me happy! They also make the wild bees around here happy. Bees are heading very close to the list of endangered insects due to extensive use of pesticides, large areas without food, climate changes and other reasons. It's nice to grow flowers that feeds the bees! Our food production relies on them!
Here are some facts about the ever importent busy bees:
And here you can read what gardners can do to save the bees;