And other things too. I keep thinking what happened to Kevin and his neighbors, not once but twice even after the authorities were around. I think it was different farmers each time, or crew, but in a small town I’m sure word got out. I swear Murphy does not like some of us very well!
I keep adding flowers and keep the ones that work. And now I must say lot’s of bees around. I already saw bees and none of my stone fruit is blooming yet. Any day now though!
Sedums Attract insects late in the year perennial. Columbine can come back and often resows anyway Borage is a wild plant, big and unruly . Self sows very easily. nasturtium tends to lightly self sow. I also just like Zinnia’s so grow them from seed indoors or outdoors. Easy to collect seed every year. Go for species plants, double flowers are unnatural and produce little nectar. Avoid them. Strawberries attract a lot of small native bees. Other beneficials find these listed attractive too.
You can try those IU listed or go through these lists of beneficial plants and insects
I think these lists are good.You need to find what works for you. Many perennials flowers i could not establish. So I mentioned some annuals that work year after year. I planted borage once, and 5 years later it’s all over. I pull it out of bad spots all the time.
I recently added a contorted quince that should do it all, also golden currants that flower like crazy. I grow raspberries and elderberries. So Flowers are all over the place here in the summer.
I have Lilacs too, species tulips, small flowering plants also that are often sent as gifts in seed orders.