BEE FRIENDLY GARDEN: EASY WAYS TO HELP THE BEES AND MAKE YOUR GARDEN GLOW

DESCRIPTION

Bees are our most important pollinators and they are in decline the world over. They love to live in urban environments, where it’s a short flight path from one type of plant to the next. But conventional gardens that favour lawns and pesticides over flowers and edible plants are scaring the good bugs away.

The Bee Friendly Garden is a guide for all gardeners great and small to encouraging bees and other good bugs to your green space. Includes: – How bees forage and why your garden needs them – A comprehensive plant guide to bee friendly plants – Simple changes anybody can make – Ideas for gardens of all sizes – Natural pest control and companion planting advice

Pages
205 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 26 cm
Note(S)
Includes index.
Contents
Think like a bee -- Birds and the bees -- War on weeds -- World of bees -- Simple changes anyone can make -- Let's get gardening -- Edible plants -- Native plants -- Exotic plants -- Beehives and bee motels -- Good, the bad and the ugly: other garden insects -- Conclusion: the pollinator highway -- Appendix: Pest control recipes.
Summary
A grower's handbook to attracting bees and other beneficial insects. The Bee Friendly Garden is a guide for all gardeners great and small to encouraging bees and other good bugs to your green space...Includes: - How bees forage and why your garden needs them - A comprehensive plant guide to bee friendly plants - Simple changes anybody can make - Ideas for gardens of all sizes - Natural pest control and companion planting advice.
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