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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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Innocencia Sold Out 2021

Innocencia

(Korstarnow) - This award winning floribunda produces pure white, semi-double, blooms in large clust..

$22.95

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Laguna - Short Weeping Standard Sold Out 2021

Laguna - Short Weeping Standard

(KORadigel) -  It's got it all... Disease resistance, intense fragrance and an igniting colour. Clu..

$62.50

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Little Wonder Sold Out 2021

Little Wonder

(KORlitare) - Delicate single blooms with bright yellow stamens this low growing ground cover is a d..

$22.95

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Little Wonder - Short Weeping Standard Sold Out 2021

Little Wonder - Short Weeping Standard

(KORlitare) - Delicate single blooms with bright yellow stamens make this ground cover form a deligh..

$62.50

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Maxivita Sold Out 2021

Maxivita

(Korfeining) - A very charming floribunda that produces medium sized, semi-double blooms of shining ..

$17.95

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Mutabilis Sold Out 2021

Mutabilis

(China Rose 1894) - Open twiggy bush. Multi-colour blooms of coppery yellow that change to a pinky c..

$17.95

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Peach Profusion Sold Out 2021

Peach Profusion

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

$22.95

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Peach Profusion - 60cm Patio Standard Sold Out 2021

Peach Profusion - 60cm Patio Standard

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

$28.50

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Peach Profusion - 90cm Standard Sold Out 2021

Peach Profusion - 90cm Standard

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

$40.95

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Purple Rain Sold Out 2021

Purple Rain

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

$22.95

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Purple Rain - Short Weeping Standard Sold Out 2021

Purple Rain - Short Weeping Standard

(Korpurlig) - Provides a mass of colour all season. Large clusters of violet pink blooms that age to..

$62.50

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Roseraie De La Hay Sold Out 2021

Roseraie De La Hay

(Rugosa 1910) - A dense bush with strong pink, semi-double loose flowers. Recurrent. Fragrant. 2m ta..

$17.95

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Rugosa Alba Sold Out 2021

Rugosa Alba

(Rugosa 1870) - Beautiful large single fragrant blooms are produced on a healthy vigorous plant with..

$17.95

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Silver Ghost Sold Out 2021

Silver Ghost

(Kormifari) - Must be seen to be believed. A fantastic landscaping rose that has to be seen to fully..

$22.95

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Tangles - 90cm Standard Sold Out 2021

Tangles - 90cm Standard

(Kortangwal) - A charming disease free, small growing bush. Covered in large clusters of lilac bloom..

$42.95

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The Golden Child Sold Out 2021

The Golden Child

(Wekjanjuc) - Large bright yellow blooms are produced in clusters on a healthy bush coated in mid gr..

$22.95

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