Bee Palace

Colourful Winter Containers

November 17th, 2016


One of the most common questions asked of gardeners, garden designers and plantsmen and women is how to brighten up the garden in winter. Sure, it’s certainly not as easy as it is during the summer, but if you’re really savvy it’s entirely possible to create a single container that not only creates colourful interest through the darkest months, but is extremely pollinator-friendly as well. Read the rest of this entry »



The Asian Hornet & Our Native Pollinators

November 3rd, 2016


Pollinators are vital to our ecosystems, so it’s worrying that after years of concern, the first Asian hornet sighting was confirmed in the UK in September. Unlike our native hornet, its Asian counterpart has the rather dubious distinction of preying on honey bee colonies and thereby poses a very real threat to colony numbers – as well as other native species. Read the rest of this entry »



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