Birds, Bees & Bugs
Bee Gardening

Bee Gardening

by Stephen Smith Garden for Bees Many of you will have read that if bees become extinct, mankind will follow within a few years. Whether or not that is actually true, there is no doubt that bees play a crucial role in the pollination of our food, and they are facing a...

Gardening With Bees

Gardening With Bees

By Dr Connal Eardley The Bee’s Perspective Flowers provide food for bees. To plants they are sex organs. The origins of flowering plants and insect pollinators began simultaneously about 100 million years ago. Cross-pollinated plants use vector, such as wind, water or...

Gardening With Bees

Gardening With Bees

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]What Is a Bee? This short series on gardening with bees in South Africa will explore the reasons for adding this extra dimension to gardening, and the pleasure that can be found in it. Our country’s bee diversity is astounding, and...