The garden’s the place to bee

Summer may be long behind us, but there are still bees on the wing, and our gardens (which, according to the people at Wild About Gardens, together cover a greater area than all the National Nature Reserves) can play a huge part in helping to boost declining bee populations. In the garden here, there are still…

A new home for our solitary friends

A highlight of our recent holiday in Cornwall was a visit to design company Green & Blue in Perranporth. As we pulled up in front of the studio, Gavin Christman, the company’s co-founder, had just finished casting a batch of Bee Bricks, an innovative new product that last week scooped the public vote in the…