Gardens with bees mean that our flowers and fruit will be pollinated and then “set seed” and most importantly produce fruit for us to enjoy.
To make bees welcome we can add quiet areas in the garden for wildlife, such as bees, to take over. Bee homes are fun to make and can be made into a pretty, as well as a useful, feature in the garden.
Help the bees of Croydon by giving them a home. Your Bee Hotel will also encourage more creatures into your garden, which will help other plants growing in your garden.
You do not need to build a hotel as big as that in our photo, you can make one quite easily using:
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