A bee hotel is a brilliant way to attract wildlife into your garden. You don't have to be a DIY or gardening expert to make a difference, here we have created a simple step-by-step guide to help you boost the numbers of bees in your garden. With some bamboo, logs and bark, you can provide a sleeping place for solitary bees, which don’t actually nest in their hives. So get buzzy, build your own and protect our pollinators!
Site has suggestions for plants/flowers that will attract and provide food for bees in all 4 seasons (click photo)... nice - and informative Journal article, click link here - http://www.jstor.org/stable/2455613?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents. More
Urge the EPA to ban the use of neonicotinoid pesticides from being used on crops and in household products to protect nature’s hardest workers, bees! It’s no longer a mystery. We know what’s killing the bees. They’re being poisoned by neonicotinoid insecticides, manufactured by Bayer Syngenta. Of the 100 crop species that provide 90 percent of the world's food, over 70 are pollinated by bees. No bees, no pollination! No food!. PLZ SIgn Share!
Honey bees love borage! Flowers are edible for humans and taste like cucumber. It provides high quality, nutritious BLUE pollen. The nutritional benefits of this pollen may help honey bees fight disease. Self seeding annual needing well drained soil. Borage via Organic Magazine: The 11 Best Plants for Beneficial Borders