If you only grow one thing for your garden pollinators choose Viper’s bugloss. It’s easy to grow from seed, it’s hardy and it’s a native of the UK, plus it replenishes its nectaries regularly making it a magnet for garden pollinators.
Wool Carder Bee
The Wool Carder Bee (Anthidium manicatum) is an iconic summer garden bee. It’s a solitary bee and will sometimes nest […]
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.
The first bumblebees we see in late winter and early spring are the overwintered Queen bees setting up a nest
Snowdrops are the harbingers of spring. As they start to poke their noses through the cold winter ground in November […]
Let ivy grow in the garden to support pollinators and other wildlife
Purple Cone Flower
For a great bee plant in late summer look no further than the purple cone flower
Signs of Spring
The garden is starting to stir. The light is growing, the buds are swelling and the plants are sprouting into growth