Category Archives: Bees

#30DaysWild Day 11 – Wild Flowers

Yesterday, for Day 11 of 30 Days Wild I took a walk around the wild flower area at the garden where I work, Chenies Manor. This was sown in March, and is around a third of an acre in total. … Continue reading

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#30DaysWild Day 10 – Watching Bumblebees

For Day 10 of 30 Days Wild I watched hundreds of bumblebees collecting pollen and nectar from catmint flowers (Nepeta faassenii ‘Six Hills Giant’). I made a little video on my phone which I hope gives an an idea of … Continue reading

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Day 9 #30DaysWild – A Walk by the A40

For Day 9 of 30 Days Wild I went for a wonderful walk on the playing fields alongside the A40 in Uxbridge. This might sounds unpromising, with 6 lanes of one of the busiest roads into London bordering one side … Continue reading

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Bees in the garden

Honey bee on an aster. I’m seeing very few honey bees now it’s getting colder, but still quite a few bumblebees. Bumblebee on buddleja. I cut this buddleja back by about a third in late July. It looked very scruffy … Continue reading

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