Free Download – Bees in Britain

BWARS (Bees, Wasps & Ants Recording Society) have launched their new website and to celebrate, they are offering a free download on British Bees. According to BWARS,

This  provides the first significant work about Britain’s Bees since 1896! It will be an essential aid to anyone wishing to study native bees in Britain and further afield.

You can get more information and get the free download here.


Links for April


“A project to harvest the seasonal glut of local fruit like apples, pear and plums. Each year hundreds of fruit trees go unpicked either because people don’t notice them, may not be physically able to harvest them or there are just too many fruits at one time. bundance is a team of volunteers who have been helping harvest city fruit and redistributing the surplus to the community on a non-profit basis – to community cafes, nurseries, Surestarts and individuals.”

Eat Seasonably

“Eat Seasonably is here to help you enjoy fresh fruit and vegetables when they’re at their seasonal best. That means better taste, better value and a better deal for the planet. There’s something so good about eating food when it’s just been picked: a crisp salad when it’s hot and sunny, a fresh wholesome stew when it’s cold.”

Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens

“The Federation of City Farms & Community Gardens exists to support, represent and promote community-managed farms and gardens across the United Kingdom. ”

Garden Organic

“The UK’s leading organic growing charity, has been at the forefront of the organic horticulture movement for 50 years and is dedicated to researching and promoting organic gardening, farming and food.”

Guerrilla Gardening

Tips on how to turn unused spaces into micro gardens of Eden.  Useful for those who are revolutionary in their gardening beliefs.