This month we discuss the few simple changes you can make to your skincare routine that will keep your skin looking bright even in the darkest days of winter. Read More
It’s pumpkin season, so the title of Bee of the Month for this month could only ever go to the Peponapis or Pumpkin Bees of Central and North America. Peponapis in ancient Greek translates as ‘Pumpkin Bee’ and these guys are real pumpkin pollinator specialists.
We all know that bees and other pollinators are crucial to our ecosystem and food supply, but did you know that it takes some really specialised pollinators to help grow pumpkins and apples?
This month we’re buzzing about eyes. Because we’re constantly using our eyes this part of the face can be particularly susceptible to wear, so what can you do to minimise damage to this delicate skin and keep your eyes looking their best?
Our Bee of the Month for September is the Ivy bee (Colletes hederae). This charming little bee is a recent colonist from the continent and is making significant gains in the UK. Read More
As we enter September and the start of autumn, most summer flowers are going over as they set seed and cease blooming. Replacing them will be an abundance of Ivy, a critical late-season sources of food for pollinators. Read More
Whilst many of our native plants have now ceased blooming, many North American plants are coming into their peak flowering period right now. These plants originate on the great plains of North America where the summers are long and hot Read More