You can help rescue a tired or bedraggled bee very easily. Either place it onto a nectar rich flower or administer bee rescue.
Snowdrops are the harbingers of spring. As they start to poke their noses through the cold winter ground in November […]
Look out for winter active bumblebees in your garden and report your findings to BWARS
In November 2020, Jean Vernon was awarded a very prestigious award from The Garden Media Guild for her writing about bees
Let ivy grow in the garden to support pollinators and other wildlife
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
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).
Lamb’s ears is a magnet for bees, especially the wool carder bee