The wings of a bumblebee are driven by powerful muscles that facilitate buzz pollination and can also be used to raise temperature. Bees have two pairs of wings
For a great garden plant for bees, choose bee balm. It’s a magnet for pollinators and offers copious amounts of nectar.
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
Taraxacum officinale You might be surprised to find dandelion in my best bee plant list, but these bright, vibrant landing […]
You can help rescue a tired or bedraggled bee very easily. Either place it onto a nectar rich flower or administer bee rescue.
The first bumblebees we see in late winter and early spring are the overwintered Queen bees setting up a nest
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
For a great bee plant in late summer look no further than the purple cone flower