Planting for Butterflies and Bees

A big thank you to Jan Miller Klein for her talk on February 4th based on her book: Gardening for Butterflies and Bees and other Beneficial Insects. Jan pointed out that as the countryside and hedgerows become more cultivated it is wild spaces, such as neglected brownfield sites which now provide the safest and most …

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Bees in the City

Our speakers in November 2011 were Brian McCallum and Alison Benjamin, co-authors of ‘A World without Bees’ and ‘Bees in the City’. They recently moved locally, backing on to De Beauvoir and gave us a wonderful insight into urban beekeeping as well as sharing some of their knowledge of the light of bees worldwide. You …

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