Transition Marlborough general blog

Do Your Bit for Bees

Published by Alexandra Wax on 03 June 2012

Plant wild flowers - Landlife (http://www.wildflower.co.uk), an environmental group working to increase biodiversity, has useful tips

Adopt a beehive, £30, with the British Beekeepers Association (http://www.bbka.org.uk) to help fund research into honey bee health

Sign a petition at a Neal's Yard Remedy store or online (http://www.nealsyardremedies.com/bee-lovely-products)  to support a ban on neonicolinoid pesticides

Learn more at  http://www.helpsavebees.co.uk/

Discover bee-friendly beauty products favoured by Psychologies magazine at http://www.psychologies.co.uk/body

Join Friends of the Earth's Bee Cause at  http://www.foe.co.uk/what_we_do/the_bee_cause_35033.html

And finally, between 4th June to 1st July, at Hungerford and Swindon Garden Centres, they are holding a Bees, Bugs and Butterly event.  You'll have the opportunity to talk to busy beekeepers, taste local honey and learn more about insect friendly plants.  At  http://www.thegardencentregroup.co.uk/gardening-club/how-to-join