Be friends with bees, we here at Central Square Florist say. Why? Well for starters, they pollinate 80% of all flowering plants, including 90 of the most-consumed food crops. Like avocados? Apples? Mango? Coffee? You have bees to thank. Without these efficient little workers, we'd have a very sad planet indeed. The story of bees is fascinating, and it inevitably involves flowers. It's a romance, in fact. Read More about Flowers That Bees Love & You Will Too »
We love living outdoors in the summertime, and flower gardens add both color and beauty to any outside space. Whether a true garden planted in the soil, potter plants or dish gardens, plants and flowers can make all the difference in your summer landscape. But planned correctly, you can also encourage some very special guests to your backyard or front porch - both bees and butterflies are attracted to bright blooms and specific plants - and Central Square Florist would love to help you to create a welcoming space for them.
Why Bees? At first thought, you may not think attracting bees is a good thing. But the bee population is in rapid decline globally, which has dire implications for our food supply. So even the smallest efforts to give the bees a place to collect nectar and pollinate is doing the world good! And don't worry - experts say that honeybees foraging for nectar will rarely sting. In fact, unless they are harassed or stepped on, you should have no issue watching them work. Read More about Flower Gardens with a Purpose »