Planting for the Honeybee

Planting for Honeybees, a Growers Guide

planting for honeybees

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Get planting for honeybees is the message throughout this beautifully crafted book.

Well researched, this is a great gardeners companion on the subject of planting for bees.

Of the 25,000 known species of bee worldwide, only seven species are honeybees.

Bees and plants have a sophisticated and delicate symbiosis.

In recent years, the shrinking of green spaces has endangered the honeybee.

Now Planting for Honeybees shows you how you can help these delightful pollinators to flourish by creating a garden as habitat for them.

No matter how small or large your space - from a window ledge in the city to a country garden - Sarah Wyndham Lewis offers practical advice on which plants to grow and when and where to plant them.

The Wild Bee Handbook

the wild bee

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There are over 20,000 species of bee worldwide, of which just seven species are honeybees. In the US alone,there are over 4,000 species of bee,  whereas Europe only have nearly 2,000 bee species and the UK has 275.

 The Wild Bee Handbook is a practical, illustrated guide that will introduce you to the common wild bees you might find in your garden. Through a handy directory, learn how vital wild bees are to the ecosystem and discover how we can garden to offer them the food and habitat they need.

This book is an essential resource for anyone interested in biodiversity and sustainable gardening, featuring sections on container gardening, the no-dig method, how to maintain soil health, the principles for rewilding and wildflower gardening for success – it doesn’t matter how big or small your space, you can still garden to support wild bees.

 The Wild Bee Handbook is a celebration of the wild pollinators and a beautifully illustrated, informative guide that will equip you to create a green space to help them thrive. Join the wave of change and learn how to grow sustainability.

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