In November 2020, Jean Vernon was awarded a very prestigious award from The Garden Media Guild for her writing about bees
Meet the Bees
Use the latest research to grow the very best plants to support our precious pollinators. Ongoing research at the University of Bristol has shown that one echinops flower has as much nectar as 32 cosmos flowers
Many herbs, like borage are fantastic plants for pollinators. The flowers are generously rich in nectar. It’s easy to grow from seed and a great bee plant.
You can help rescue a tired or bedraggled bee very easily. Either place it onto a nectar rich flower or administer bee rescue.
On Friday February 5th 2021 my new bee book , The Secret Lives of Garden Bees was listed as a Best Seller on the Amazon Website.
Snowdrops are the harbingers of spring. As they start to poke their noses through the cold winter ground in November […]
Look out for honeybees feeding on your winter flowering shrubs and early flowering plants.
Look out for winter active bumblebees in your garden and report your findings to BWARS
Plant some winter flowering mahonia for nectar rich winter flowers to feed bees and other pollinators says Jean Vernon
Let ivy grow in the garden to support pollinators and other wildlife