Gardening for Bumblebees
This is a practical guide to creating a paradise for bumblebees. There are 250 different species of bumblebees to be found around the world. Bumblebees are among the most important of our insects. They are superb pollinators ensuring that our vegetable and fruit crops give bountiful harvest, that wild flowers seed and reappear each year.
In this book you will learn the best trees, shrubs and flowers for pollinators, how to create the perfect nest and breeding site, and the best ways to control pests. Gardening For Bumblebees is an inspiring guide for gardeners to make their patch more bee friendly. With the decline in the populations of our wild bees, these creatures need looking after and encouragement more than ever. Gardening for Bumblebees shows you how you can provide a refuge for bumblebees to feed, breed and thrive. No matter how large or small your space is.