The Wild Bee Handbook: The Amazing Lives of Our Wild Species and How to Help Them Thrive


The Wild Bee Handbook: The Amazing Lives of Our Wild Species and How to Help Them Thrive Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Quadrille Publishing Ltd
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Pages: 208 Illustrations and other contents: Full-colour Photography Language: English ISBN: 9781787139183 Categories: , , , , , ,

From the bestselling author of Planting for HoneybeesThe Wild Bee Handbook is a celebration of the wild bees, those vital pollinators of the natural world and unsung guardians of our food chain.

From bumblebees to solitary species, it’s a beautifully illustrated, informative guide introducing you to their amazing lives and equipping you with practical gardening knowledge of the plants and habitats they need. Discover common and uncommon wild bees to spot out and about in town and country. Learn how vital they are to the ecosystem and how to help them thrive with The Wild Bee Handbook.

Featuring extensive planting advice, this book is an essential, hands-on resource for anyone interested in bees, biodiversity and sustainable gardening, with sections on container gardening, the no-dig method, building organic soil health, and easy ways to bring the wild back into your growing, whether you have a large space or just a city windowsill.

Introducing you to the wild and wonderful world of bees, The Wild Bee Handbook is a fascinating way to learn more about supporting these essential creatures.

Weight0.42 kg




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Author Biography

Sarah Wyndham Lewis and her husband, Dale Gibson run the multi award-winning sustainable beekeeping practice Bermondsey Street Bees. The advent of bees in her life prompted Sarah to research and plant vital forage to feed both hived honeybees and their wild cousins, the bumblebees and solitary bee species. Alongside her own planting projects, she has mentored the creation of pollinator gardens in many different countries. Through her advocacy for sustainable honey production, Sarah is also well known in the food world as a food writer and judge.

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