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August 29, 2008

Honeybees and Sedum - a great combination

Thumbnail image for bees_&_sedum.jpgOur bees are going crazy over the blooming sedum in the front garden. Goldenrod, joe pie weed and loosestrife are among the last flowers from which bees can collect nectar. Sedum is another late season source for honeybees and, if our bees are any indication, they love it.

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There are many different kinds of sedum available. Although planting perennials might not be the first thing on your list right now, it's a great time to buy sedum because you get to see the actual color of the flowers instead of examining the i.d. tag photo. Here are a couple considerations:

Dragon's Blood Sedum

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Voodoo Sedum

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Posted by Mary Ellen at August 29, 2008 7:00 AM
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