There will be a honey extracting demonstration in the Honey Kitchen at Scolton Manor tomorrow (Sunday 7th August) starting at approximately 12 noon.
Come and see how honey is extracted from honeycomb.
Wildflowers including lavender are to be planted by Monmouthshire Council to help reduce the decline of bees and other pollinators. Also, some grassed areas such as roadside verges and cemeteries will be cut less often to allow existing plants to set seeds.
Can Pembrokeshire follow?
We often get asked to suggest plants which will be good for bees and with spring easing its way in it is a good time to think about making a bee, and other insect, friendly garden. The British Beekeepers’ Association have a comprehensive, 20 page, list on their website in pdf format which should provide plenty of ideas for all sizes of garden.
The list is grouped by flowering season within plant type and shows if the plant is a source of pollen or nectar, and the recommended planting season.
Click here to see and download the document.