Grow a few weeds and help Britain’s bees: the Great British Bee Count begins

17 May 2018     |       5 minute read
Wildlife and gardening experts are calling on the public to grow weeds to help Britain’s bees, as a new Friends of the Earth survey reveals that 57% of people would allow their garden to grow wilder - for example by letting weeds and wildflowers grow or allowing patches of grass to grow longer - if it could help bees and other wildlife.

How to identify bumblebees

25 Apr 2018     |     Dave Goulson     |       4 minute read
Pause, take some time out, and find out how to spot a few of the 26 species of bumblebee that exist in the UK.