- Homebase will stop using neonicotinoids
- B & Q will stop using neonicotinoid pesticides
- The scale and speed of environmental collapse is beyond imagination.
- National Botanic Garden of Wales research has revealed which plants bees choose for their pollen.
- Warning of ‘Ecological Armageddon’ after dramatic plunge in insect numbers
Monthly Archives: May 2017
Dear Sir It was with considerable dismay that I read a section on Leafcutter bees contained in your article on page 41 of the Royal Horticultural Society magazine “The Garden” June 2017 entitled “Which pest is on my roses?” Under … Continue reading
Bee Friendly Monmouthshire played its part in the first ever Monmouthshire Bee Festival held in the Nelson Garden in Monmouth to celebrate World Bee Day on May 20th. Click for details:- Monmouthshire Bee Festival Click for the:- Monmouthshire … Continue reading
Where have all the flowers gone? Monmouthshire County Council and trunk road agency argue it out over who cut down roadside flowers. Abergavenny Chronicle report:- http://www.abergavennychronicle.com/article.cfm?id=105959 Regarding the wildflower cuts in Wern Gifford, Pandy last week, Bee Friendly Monmouthshire would … Continue reading
“Use of a common pesticide in spring could have an impact on wild bumblebees by interfering with their life cycle, a UK study suggests. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-39783990 The team, who looked at wild bumblebees caught in the English countryside, say the insecticide, … Continue reading