As autumn arrives the UK’s last emerging solitary bee appears in our gardens feeding on the common ivy that clothes our walls and houses
For a great bee plant in late summer look no further than the purple cone flower
Male bees are the lager louts of bee worldd, hanging around in nectar bars waiting for the girls
Lamb’s ears is a magnet for bees, especially the wool carder bee
The Wool Carder Bee (Anthidium manicatum) is an iconic summer garden bee. It’s a solitary bee and will sometimes nest […]
Look out for the leaf-cutter bees in your June garden. You might notice the notches on your rose leaves.
In bee world, the honeybee is just one species of the 276 or so different bee species in the UK. […]
Buddleia globosa is a magnet for butterflies, bees and all pollinators that rely on nectar to fuel their activity.
Taraxacum officinale You might be surprised to find dandelion in my best bee plant list, but these bright, vibrant landing […]
The Ashy Mining bee is just one of the 65 or so Andrena species in the UK. These are the ground nesting bees that excavate their nests in close mown areas of the lawn, bare soil and sunny banks.