Do not be deceived by bright sunny afternoons at this time of year. Spring weather is highly unpredictable with night-time temperatures dropping drastically and ground soil far too cold for …Read More about Spring weather
Posts relating to birds and bees
Garden bees gallery
A garden is a veritable jungle of plant and animal life, if you know where to look. It forms part of an ecosystem that spreads across the city providing transit …Read More about Garden bees gallery
Spring time is an important time to feed garden birds. At this time of the year birds struggle to find enough food to feed themselves. Cold nights can kill off …Read More about Spring birds
Bumble bees in spring
At this time of year you will notice large fat bumble bees about the garden looking for a place to nest and raise their young. Having mated in the fall …Read More about Bumble bees in spring
Feed the birds
Attracting birds to the garden is a clever gardening strategy. In return for some simple bird food the birds then scavenge around the beds and eat any pests. It is …Read More about Feed the birds
Where do bees go in winter?
Honey bees spend the winter in a hive. Bumble bees have a different life cycle where the queen will spend the winter alone in small burrowed nest in the ground. …Read More about Where do bees go in winter?