• World Bee Day: Growing a Bee Friendly Garden

    World Bee Day: Growing a Bee Friendly Garden

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    A bee friendly garden is a place that can provide food, shelter, and a nesting space for insect pollinators, such as honey bees and our many varieties of native bees, as well as increasing the biodiversity of your garden. It is also a beautiful place to sit and observe nature in action. Pollinators are critical to a successful edible garden and an optimal bee...
  • Native Bees – Most Welcome Visitors to the Garden

    Native Bees – Most Welcome Visitors to the Garden

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    Most of us are very familiar with the honey bee Apis Mellifera: they are regular visitors to every garden and their pollinating skills have made them a vital part of commercial food production world-wide.  Honey Bee at Work But this species is not a native to Australia, even though feral hives have become very common and, in some cases, problematic where they compete with other critters...
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