Gardening for bees
My journey of learning the joy of gardening and bees
(and maybe knitting occasionally).
I am new to gardening (and relatively new to knitting) and my aim is to create a beautiful bee friendly, English garden. Share my inspirations, delights and failures along my journey. I may also share my knitting successes.
Planning my garden.
Today I finally convinced my husband and son to uproot the conifer that has been in this garden for about 50 years. I really don’t like conifers, I don’t like the look of them and can not understand why anyone would plant one in their garden – and I definitely do not know why anyone…
Is lavender easy to grow?
Well I thought so but am obviously wrong. I don’t know if you can see the small French lavender in front of my David Austin roses – it has hardly grown since I planted it. I had this planted in a position that didn’t see a lot of sun. After a month of no growth…
Can you have a bee hive in a relatively small, urban garden?
This is a question to all bee keepers out there. I have read an awful lot of posts on the subject and still have no idea. I have spent hours reading and searching the internet and read that you can have a bee hive on a small balcony – personally I find that hard to…