How To Plant In Drifts For Pollinators

According to scientists, our bee population is in danger. This creates a problem for our food supply as well as other plants of nature. Planting in drifts is one way to encourage bees and other pollinators. What is drift planting? Many pollinators seek food from plants in the same species. So when you place many plants in the same species they can more readily spot their favorite food sources.  Planting perennials in drifts not only draws the attention of pollinators, but it is a pleasing arrangement to our eyes. Groups of the same plant provide swaths of color that are appealing. When we plant in drifts, the large groupings pop with color and bring in insects like bees.  What is Drift Planting? Drift planting is the use of just a few species but massed in groupings. It often follows a color scheme, but may also be developed from a variety of […]

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