The Best Wildflowers for Wild Bees

The research paper "The Best Wildflowers for Wild Bees" published in the December 2019 edition of the Journal of Insect Conservation looks at the wildflower mixes available in Governmental agri-environment schemes (AES) aimed at improving pollinator abundance and diversity. The researchers found that the wildflowers in such mixes were not particularly great for wild bees, and suggests… Continue reading The Best Wildflowers for Wild Bees

How to Help the Bees

Save the Bees

It seems that almost every day we see reports in the news about how bees are in decline, and that something needs to be done to help bees. Public concern over the issue is at a high level. Even vegans are advocating creating honeybee hives, even if not to consume their honey. But is this… Continue reading How to Help the Bees