An important part of the Haven’s mission is to inspire the planting of other bee gardens. Here are some resources to help:
Bee gardening basics
Helpful plant lists
Honey Bee Haven plant list, updated November 2016
Sortable Excel version of the Honey Bee Haven plant list, updated January 2017 to include Sunset growing zones
List of California native plants in the Honey Bee Haven, updated November 2016
Plant list and plan for the new Honeycomb Hideout garden bed. Includes water needs, flower colors, and bloom times.
25 water-wise plants for bee gardens of the Sacramento region with bloom times and bee resources. Updated October 2016.
Ten-plant bee gardens: easy ways to get started or add to your bee garden
PowerPoint presentations about bee gardening:
Water-wise gardening for bees (This is a large file that will take several minutes to download).
Pollinators and Pesticides (This is a large file that will take several minutes to download).