Tag Archives: wildlife

About the bees I

Apr 4, 2011 | Posted by in garden, work | 2

I thought I’d update with some news about the bees – both those in the garden, and on my drawing table. However, as this post became quite long in the writing, I have decided to put the new drawings into a separate blog post (coming soon). Improving the solitary bee houses: Late last month I decided to improve the site of the solitaryRead more …

Leaf-cutter bees outside my Studio

Jun 18, 2009 | Posted by in garden | 14

Why attract leaf-cutter bees? Leaf-cutter bees are incredible creatures to encourage into your garden or allotment – great to observe and look after, and they are wonderful pollinators. This kind of bee is a ‘solitary bee‘ which does not form a hive or make honey, but works alone, although they will nest side-by-side and not fight or compete. They areRead more …