Plant these to help save bees Herbs: Lavender, Catmint, Sage, Cilantro, Thyme, Fennel, Borage, Rosemary, Comfrey, Hyssop, Thyme Marjoram, Lemon Balm, Fennel, Angelica, Wild Bergamot, Woundworts, Betony, Myrtle. Perennials: Crocus, Buttercup, Aster, Hollyhocks, Anemone, Snowdrops, Geranium.
Sweet marjoram oil offers natural healing properties that can potentially cure an extensive array of conditions, from sleep disorders, muscle pains, to digestive problems. http://articles.mercola.com/herbal-oils/sweet-marjoram-oil.aspx
The health benefits of Marjoram Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties like analgesic, anti spasmodic, an aphrodisiac, anti septic, anti viral, bactericidal, carminative, cephalic, cordial, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, emenagogue, expectorant, fungicidal, hypotensive, laxative, nervine, sedative, stomachic, vasodilator and vulnerary. This essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of fresh and dried leaves of Marjoram plant, also known as Knotted Marjoram, which has…
This is a wonderful example of putting in plants that will attract the bees needed - the plants like flowering marjoram (and lavender, which flower longer) will ensure that. Borage, of course, is a major bee attractor! Great addition to the productive garden. http://brookegiannetti.typepad.com/velvet_and_linen/2010/07/kitchen-garden-update2.html
Marjoram Plant Companions: Learn About Companion Plants For Marjoram
Marjoram Companion Plants: What To Plant With Marjoram Herbs - When planting anything in the garden, it’s good to know ahead of time what grows best next to what. Use the information found in this article to learn more about companion planting with marjoram. Click here for more info.
Typical plants found within a Witch's Garden include: Rosemary, Sage, Parsley, Mint, Catnip, Henbane, Marjoram, Thyme, Rue, Angelica, Bay, Oregano, Dill, Aloe, Arnica, Chives and Basil, which is especially common in a Witch's Garden, as it is considered to be a strong herb of protection. It's said, "Where Basil grows, no evil goes!".