Attracting The Bee's

Attracting The Bee's

Help Save The Bees

Our most helpful workers are in dire need of assistance. Bees worldwide are dying at an alarming rate, due to chemical use, weakening health and urban sprawl.

Why should we be alarmed?

It is estimated that 90 percent of our agricultural crops depend on Bees to produce a good harvest. That is - every fruit, grain, and vegetable you consume, even the oil you use, rely on Bees! The meat you eat is also fed by fodder that requires on pollination. This is not to mention how important the Bees are to nature. Most plants need Bees to reproduce. If it has a seed, then it has been kissed by a Bee.
 

How can you help?

Create a Bee friendly garden. We all know Bees drink nectar, however they also need the pollen which is their source of protein, and contains nutrients essential for Bees to stay healthy. Lucky for us, roses produce a lot of pollen! You’ll find a Bee friendly variety in every category of roses!
 
TIP #1 -
Choose varieties with single or semi double blooms to give Bees easy access. If you see the stamens, so can the Bees. Too many petals can hinder the Bees chance of getting to the pollen.

TIP #2 - Choose ‘healthy’ rose varieties. This reduces the amount of chemical sprays needed to combat disease. Look for roses with a high Treloar's Health Rating.

TIP #3 - Use Eco Friendly garden products. Most pesticides have no filter - they kill all the bugs, good and bad. Try some home remedies too, such as a few drops of dish detergent in warm water sprayed directly on the pest.

REMEMBER - no matter what your taste in roses......plant one for the Bees! After all, where would we Bee without them?

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Afrikaans (Potted Rose) POTTED

Afrikaans (Potted Rose)

(Korkaans) - Vivid is the best way to describe this colour. The strong orange blooms with a golden r..

$37.00

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Golden Beauty (Potted Roses) POTTED

Golden Beauty (Potted Roses)

Korberbeni - Gold in every sense.  This prolific bloomer is a Gold Medal winner both Internationally..

$37.00

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Happy Birthday (Potted Rose) POTTED

Happy Birthday (Potted Rose)

This is a beautiful creation of multi awarded Australian breeder Bruce Brundrett. Happy Birthday!..

$37.00

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Peach Profusion (Potted Rose) POTTED

Peach Profusion (Potted Rose)

(KORpeapro) - An explosion of pointed soft peach/apricot blooms with a cream reverse shower this nea..

$37.00

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Purple Rain (Potted Rose) POTTED

Purple Rain (Potted Rose)

(Korpurlig) - This beautiful ground cover, once established, will provide a mass of colour all seaso..

$37.00

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Star Burst (Potted Rose) POTTED

Star Burst (Potted Rose)

(Korbimsala) - A spectacular display of splashed colour.  First the bloom starts as a yellow cream b..

$37.00

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Afrikaans

(Korkaans) - Vivid is the best way to describe this colour. The strong orange blooms with a golden r..

$23.95

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Amber Sun

(Korsoalgu) - This healthy ground cover produces semi-double coppery yellow blooms that fade to crea..

$23.95

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Angela

(Korday) - Medium sized, semi-double flowers of rose pink are produced in large clusters. Very free ..

$18.95

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Apache

(Korcatemp) - This award winning shrub rose will impress with its masses of large, single blooms in ..

$23.95

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Ballerina

(Hybrid Musk 1937) -Very large clusters. Small, single, bright soft pink, white eye. Growth to 3m. R..

$18.95

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Belle Poitevine

(Rugosa 1894) - In addition to the lovely mid pink semi-double flowers, this plant also produces att..

$18.95

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Black Forest Rose

(Korschwill) - A reliable landscaping rose with a profuse amount of blooms in an unfading, shining r..

$23.95

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Black Forest Rose (Potted Rose) POTTED Out Of Stock

Black Forest Rose (Potted Rose)

(Korschwill) - A reliable landscaping rose with a profuse amount of blooms in an unfading, shining r..

$37.00

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Black Forest Rose - 60cm Patio Standard

(Korschwill) - A reliable landscaping rose with a profuse amount of blooms in an unfading, shining r..

$29.50

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Black Forest Rose - 90cm Standard

(Korschwill) - A reliable landscaping rose with a profuse amount of blooms in an unfading, shining r..

$41.95

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Blushing Pink Iceberg

(Proberg) - A sport of Iceberg, "Blushing" Pink Iceberg is identical in every way except for the del..

$18.95

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Blushing Pink Iceberg - 90cm Standard

(Proberg) - A sport of Iceberg, Pink Iceberg is identical in every way except for the delicate pink ..

$36.50

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Comtes De Champagne

(AUSufo) - Rich yellow flowers gradually turn to a pleasing pale yellow as they open, forming a perf..

$24.25

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Desdemona

(Auskindling) - Exquisitely beautiful.  A strong Old Rose fragrance with hints of almond blossom, cu..

$24.25

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