Signed copies of Jean Vernon’s new book, Attracting Garden Pollinators will be available in April 2022
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.
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
Come and join me for a bee walk in a summer garden, or why not book me for your garden event?
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
Look out for the leaf-cutter bees in your June garden. You might notice the notches on your rose leaves.
Snowdrops are the harbingers of spring. As they start to poke their noses through the cold winter ground in November […]
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