While we are enjoying these early days of autumn our pollinator friends are still busy collecting nectar where they can.

Here are three plants that are providing that feast in my garden which you may want to consider adding to yours:

1. Nepeta (catmint) ‘six hills giant’ has been alive with bees all summer and especially in the last couple of months. I highly recommend it if you want a drought-tolerant plant that flowers all season;

2. Geranium ‘Rozanne’ is a popular hardy geranium whose bright mauve flowers have come into their own in the past fortnight: much appreciated by passing fuzzbutts;

3. Sedum spectabilis seem to work up to flowering for a couple of months with their succulent flowers slowly turning from green to pink. They are much loved by honey bees.

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