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Asparagus

Beetroot

Blackcurrants

Broad Beans

Carrots

Celery

Chard

Courgettes/Summer Squashes

Garlic

Globe Artichokes

Gooseberries

Kale

Leeks

Onions

Potatoes

Pumpkin

Purple Sprouting Broccoli

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Sweetcorn

Strawberries

Tomatoes

Winter Squash

Zucchini

 

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Have you noticed a shortage of bees this year?

By Angie, Jun 13 2013 10:38AM

I have been noticing a shortage in bees on the plot this year. Whether it is related to the colder spring, a knock on effect from last year's terrible wet weather or other reasons, the plot isn't buzzing at its usual level.


It has been a relief this week to see more bees around. In particular, they are loving the poppies that have now started flowering in my cut flower border.


I am a big believer in growing plants for pollinators in any gaps I can spare. As some of you may have read in April this year, I try to grow a variety of herbs and flowers that not only look pretty, but encourage a wide variety of insects onto the plots.

Bees buzzing on the poppies this week
Bees buzzing on the poppies this week
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