Aromas abound in the garden, and scents can make the difference between a yard that buzzes with pollinators or one sluggish with quiet. Brush up on how flowers attract – or repel – bees and help create a space that’s inviting for everyone.
The importance of scent in the life of a bee cannot be overstated. From the captivating aromas of freshly-bloomed honeysuckle to the nauseating stink of skunk musk, scent has the power to draw the buzzing insects closer or quickly send them away.
Invite pollinators to your garden, or keep them away, all with the power of scent! Fragrances from flowers, herbs and oils can mean the difference between devastating swarms of bees, or a liberating sense of peace.