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Planting for honeybees : the grower's guide to creating a buzz

Author: Sarah Wyndham Lewis; James Lewis Weston
Publisher: London : Quadrille, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Our gardens would be unrecognizable without the gentle buzz of the humble honeybee. Yet in recent years bee populations have suffered from th loss of green spaces and need our help. Planting for Honeybees is a charmingly illustrated, practical guide on how to help attract these delightful pollinators - whether you only have a city window ledge or a whole country garden. With advice on the blooms to grow, and  Read more...
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Named Person: Bees.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Wyndham Lewis; James Lewis Weston
ISBN: 9781787131460 1787131467
OCLC Number: 1028818522
Description: 143 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Why this book is needed --
The plants, the bees and mankind --
Ten important things to know about planting for honeybees --
Reading the label --
Of nectar, pollen and propolis --
Planting recommendations : How to use this section ; Windowsills and small balconies ; Patios, decks and terraces ; Small gardens ; Large gardens ; Roof terraces ; Green roofs ; Living walls ; The edible garden ; The wildflower question ; Wild lawns ; Plant with caution! --
Ten of the best : Flowers ; Climbers ; Shrubs ; Trees --
Remarkable facts about honeybees --
Resources --
Index of common and Latin names.
Responsibility: Sarah Wyndham Lewis ; illustrated by James Lewis Weston.

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