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Meadowland
by
John Lewis-Stempel

A review of this beautiful nature diary

Meadowland
by
John Lewis-Stempel




More topics:

Read about the Chocolate Mining Bee

chocolate mining bee image linking to page about this species


Government bee scientist
(Helen Thompson of Fera) behind controversial study joins pesticide firm!

Read more

What's the real difference?

Honey vs Sugar

How Can Councils Help The Bees?
Ideas To Share

Bees love kale flowers!

Bees love kale!

Harvest the leaves in year 1, and continue harvesting in year 2 until the plant produces flowers. The pale yellow, fragrant flowers are loved by all kinds of bees!

Read about my favourite fruit & veg for bees.

Korsakov's 'The flight Of The Bumble bee'
Listen

Create a
lawn for bees

Gardeners Beware!


Did you know?  Bees love lime trees - but some imports are believed to be toxic for bees!

Read more

Excerpt from 'A Sting In The Tale' by Professor Dave Goulson (also author of Bumblebee Behaviour And Ecology):

Page 128:

"Buff-tailed and white tailed bumblebees love the flowers of lime trees, although there is something in the nectar which seems to make them dopey and even sometimes kill them".

Meadowland
by
John Lewis-Stempel

A review of this beautiful nature diary

Meadowland
by
John Lewis-Stempel

The Strange Disappearance of the Bees

Interview with producer of the film, Mark Daniels

Did You Know?

Not all bees can sting!  Many bees (probably most) are fairly docile and harmless!


Which Bees Sting?

bumble bee on sea holly flower links to page about Bee sting facts

Did You Know?

More people are killed by lightning than bee stings!  Read:

Bee Sting Facts

Trivia

How many times per second can a bumble bee beat it's wings?

Click here

Wacky Fact!

Did You Know?

Male honey bees (drones) 
have no father, but they do have a grandfather!

Does that sound impossible? Read:

About Drones!

Wacky Fact

Did you know?

If the honey bee queen is removed 
from a hive, within 15 minutes,
the rest of the colony
will know about it!  Read about 


The Honey Bee Queen

Did You Know?

Honey will keep indefinitely in a jar.

Facts About Honey

Trivia:

How far must honey bees fly to produce a pound of honey?

Honey bee facts

Find out by visiting

Honey Bee Facts

What is the name of the largest bee in the world?


Find out and read more facts about bees

Apple cider vinegar and honey

Are there any benefits of taking Apple Cider Vinegar
and Honey?

Interesting research, recipes and tips 
here!

If you kill wasps you may only attract more of them.

Read about:

Preventing Wasp Stings

If you kill wasps you may only attract more!

Find out how to deter wasps here.

Wasps play an important role in the ecosystem.  Read about:

Wasp Pollination

a yellow and black wasp queen on a pale pink rose flower.
body snatcher wasp side view - image links to a page about this subject

Body Snatcher Wasps!

Why are farmers turning to wasps to help them control crop eating pests?

Watch the Body Snatcher Wasp

Dan Rather report on bees

Watch

Did You Know?

Honey is food stored by honey bees
to see them through the winter?

Read about

Why Bees Make Honey

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