Tag Archives: pollinators

How to help bees and other pollinators beyond World Honey Bee Day

By | August 19, 2017

We’re very keen on bees here. In fact, one of us actually keeps honey bees and is a local honey bee swarm collector! Today is World Honey Bee Day, and National Honey Week runs from 23-29 October, celebrating the honey crop and the honey bee’s vital role in the environment. Keen on bees Bees are… Read More »

Order spring bulbs now! (I know it feels a bit early)

By | July 31, 2016

Spring bulbs on my mind It seems a long way in the future but this is the time to order spring bulbs for planting in the autumn. I’d like my new bulbs to do two things: provide early nectar for insects after their long hibernation answer the question of what on earth I’m going to… Read More »