Male bees are the lager louts of bee worldd, hanging around in nectar bars waiting for the girls
There are a fair few rare bee species, with some literally on the brink of extinction, but few more so than the Shrill Carder Bee (Bombus sylvarum).
Buddleia globosa is a magnet for butterflies, bees and all pollinators that rely on nectar to fuel their activity.
As spring starts in earnest you will start to see large, fluffy bees bombing around your gardens. You might hear them first as they resemble low flying helicopters as they navigate their way around foraging for food and surveying for a suitable nest site.
(Ribes sanguineum) It’s not just perennials and spring flowering bulbs that are great bee plants, garden shrubs play an important […]
What’s in flower for emerging bees in your garden? This is a critical time in bee world, late winter flowers […]
Have you found an exhausted, bedraggled bee that needs some help. You can try and save it, with this simple ‘Bee Rescue’ remedy