Tag - honey

BEST SMALL TREES FOR BEES

Best Small Trees for Bees Britain's bees are in decline, ahead of our WORLD BEE DAY  celebration with North London Beekeepers on Sunday 20th May, we've been gathering together plants and pest busting techniques to bring the bees buzzing back.   We know the struggle of gardening in London with limited space, so we've put together a list of small, spring flowering trees, you could grow in your garden, balcony or even a container on your doorstep; adding trees to your outdoor space can [...]

The Beginner’s Guide to Urban Beekeeping

From a hay fever cure, to an antiseptic, to a delicious way to top your morning porridge, honey has a variety of amazing uses and no one reaps these benefits quite like a beekeeper. With a growing focus on organic, local foods and a rapidly declining bee population, it’s no wonder that more people are becoming interested in the rewarding hobby of keeping bees. If you live a busy life in the city, however, you might assume that beekeeping is [...]

how to save the bees

How Can We Help to Save the Bees?

The fate of the human race and bees are closely related, with the insects playing a pivotal role in our survival. However, the global bee population is decreasing dramatically, which could seriously impact the human race, our crops and overall welfare. There are simple ways that every gardener can help to save the bees – here are six great tips to get started: Nurture Bee-Friendly Plants We have previously published a guide to finding and planting bee-friendly plants which will [...]