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?