Garden Friends that Need your Help

Here is an important yet little known fact: if our native bees die out we will lose a third of our diet. Bees are essential in pollinating the crops that form our food, and also the wild plants that grow across the country and provide food for much of our wildlife; without bees, the very fabric of our lives will change considerably.

Of the 25 remaining native species of bee in the UK a number are already under serious threat. Bear in mind also that this figure is half the number we played home to just fifty years ago. What can you do to help save our bees? Let’s have a look at some simple ideas:

The plight of our bees is not the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a natural crisis, but the end result should we lose them would be more catastrophic than you may believe.