Bees, our most important pollinators, are in decline all over the world. 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 fruit trees are scaring the good bugs away.
The Bee Friendly Garden, by the author of Backyard Bees, 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.