Tag Archives: Solitary Bees

Helping Bees in Your Garden

Just come across this little video on ways to help bees in your garden from the Sussex Wildlife Trust. https://sussexwildlifetrust.org.uk/discover/in-your-garden/article/9 Advertisements

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Guides for creating pollinator friendly gardens

The National Biodiversity Data Centre has now a whole series of guides to help you make your garden / property more pollinator friendly. Check out the guide on creating wild pollinator nesting habitat. There is advice on providing and protecting … Continue reading

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Million Pollinator Garden Challenge

In America, they have launched an initiative called the Million Pollinator Garden Challenge. Could we do something similar here in Ireland too? For the size of our country we could aim for smaller numbers – say five thousand to start … Continue reading

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Bees, brassicas and comfrey

Originally posted on Murtagh's Meadow:
Those of you that are regular readers will know I have a soft spot for bees and pollinators in general. Today, with a bit of sunshine, and the bees seemed to be out in…

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New Solitary Bee guide

Scottish Natural Heritage have produce a new guide for helping to identify solitary bees from Scotland – but all species listed are also found in Ireland so it is a useful resource. You can check it out at: http://www.snh.org.uk/pdfs/publications/wildlife/wild%20bees%20identification%20guide.pdf

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