Plant Flowers for more Peppers!

Posted on 20 April 2018

Pepper Pollination

If you grow lots of peppers from seeds like we do, you probably are excited for the coming harvest! 

In addition to growing peppers, we also love to grow lots of other herbs and vegetables. We especially love to have lots of flowers to bring in bees for pollination as well as other beneficial insects to help protect our chiles and other veggies from pests. Plus, flowers bring beauty and joy to every garden! Great plants to include in your garden include perennial flowers & shrubs, and annuals including: Lavender, Rhododendron, White Clover, Heather, Toadflax, Lilacs, Bachelor's Buttons, Thyme, Bellflowers, Forget-Me-Nots, Sage, Asters, English Daisy, Mint, Oregano, Basil, Veronica, Blackberries or Cranberries, Apricot Trees, the list goes on. The idea is to have something blooming all season long that attracts pollinators to pollinate your peppers, as well as other beneficial insects like ladybugs, Lacewings, Damsel Bugs, Braconid Wasps, Spiders, and Praying Mantis  that will protect your pepper plants from pests.  We like to grow perennial flowers, since they come back every year on their own, and often they bloom earlier than annual flowers, so it gives bees and other pollinators a food source earlier in the season while they wait for the pepper blossoms. :)

The bees sure loved these Cilantro flowers last summer!

Grow Pepper Seeds - plant flowers for Pepper Pollination

Grow Pepper Seeds - plant flowers for Pepper Pollination

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