'A great book to read and very user friendly' www.mygreenlifestyle.co.uk. 'A lovely book that can teach you how to make your garden more bee-friendly, no matter what size it is. This charming book is full of useful tips and advice.' Choice. 'Full of delicious apiological dinner suggestions, which are also extremely easy on the eye.' independent.co.uk 'It contains beautiful and easy-to-follow plans for gardens of all sizes and locations, including ideas for container planting and herb beds, plus fruit borders and veg patches.' Grow Your Own
For many people gardening is predominantly about plants and choosing the right combination and balance to make beautiful borders. This book will help you achieve this - and more, because it will also help you create an ecologically sound, bee-friendly garden, showing that you can have an aesthetically pleasing garden full of beautiful flowers which at the same time will attract and nurture bees. It will enable you to select bee-friendly plants, and to plan borders which are beneficial to bees, encouraging these most valuable of insects to come to your garden over and over again, both for sustenance and to aid pollination. It contains a wide range of practical, beautiful and easy-to-follow planting plans for bee-friendly gardens of all sizes, including: - Traditional mixed, cottage, and colour themed borders - 'Designer' and 'natural' borders - Borders for acid and alkaline soils - Ideas for container planting This book will be of interest to every gardener who cares for the plight of the honeybee and other bees.