National Insect Week: Top Tips for Growing a Bee Friendly Garden

By Tuesday, June 24, 2014 1 0


Responsible for pollinating around 30% of our crops, bees are a vital part of our existence, but their dramatic fall in numbers has been well documented since 2006.  Many point the finger at outlawed pesticides, but there is no singular reason for their rapid decline.

In celebration of National Insect Week 2014, we now need to think more practically and logically about safeguarding the future of the bumblebee in Britain. So, whether you have a vast open green space or just a few planters lying around the yard, there are many ways in which we can encourage bee activity in our garden.


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