Category Archives: BEE Responsible Gardening

Who are flowers for?

Who are flowers for?   Flowers are for us to admire – right?   Well absolutely yes they are, but flowers aren’t just for us, many of today’s modern blooms however are created primarily to please the human eye – but are we forgetting who flowers are really for?   Let’s take you back a few hundreds of millions of

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BEE Responsible Gardening

“If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would have only four years of life left. No more bees, no more pollination, no more plants, no more animals, no more man.”  Albert Einstein     That’s a scary statement – but it’s pretty much true.   So we really need to help maintain the bee populations globally.

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Overly developed flowers

When is a flower not really a flower?   Tulips, Daffodils, Dahlias and Pansies come into this category for me, and I am talking about gilding the lily.  I know growers want to introduce new varieties to sell, which is great, but some of the varieties coming into Garden Centres I think, concentrate on what might make this a real

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