About the Book"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 when and where to plant them, this book reveals the tips and tricks to creating a buzz and a better future for our apian friends."--Page  of cover.
Book SynopsisOf the 25,000 known species of bee worldwide, only seven�species are honeybees.�Bees and plants have a sophisticated and delicate symbiosis. In recent years, the shrinking of green spaces has endangered the honeybee. Now Planting for Honeybees shows you how you can help these delightful pollinators to flourish by creating a garden as habitat for them. No matter how small or large your space - from a window ledge in the city to a country garden - Sarah Wyndham Lewis offers practical advice on which plants to grow and when and where to plant them. Charmingly illustrated with delicate drawings, this a jewel of a guide to treasure.
About the AuthorSarah Wyndham Lewis and her husband Dale Gibson founded Bermondsey Street Bees in 2007, a beekeeping and sustainability consulting business which was awarded '2016 Small Artisan Producer of The Year' at the Great Tastes Award. In teaching herself how to garden from scratch, she has formulated her own very pragmatic approach.