Warning: Scientists found chemicals stunt bumblebees' growth, which could have a devastating impact on the food chain

Plight of the shrinking bees: Experts suggest widely used pesticide could be responsible for smaller insects

Warning: Scientists found chemicals stunt bumblebees' growth, which could have a devastating impact on the food chain

English Bumble Bee ~ I love this picture. Bees are actually pretty gentle, and almost like little flying fuzz balls...

ANYONE CAN MAKE THESE 10 BEAUTIFUL AND USEFUL DIY ACCESSORIES FOR A GARDEN OUTDOORS 3

English Bumble Bee ~ I love this picture. Bees are actually pretty gentle, and almost like little flying fuzz balls...

Exactly like this would be perfect. Maybe with some vines and flowers and celtic stuffs

Exactly like this would be perfect. Maybe with some vines and flowers and celtic stuffs

Greater Knapweed - Centaurea scabies is big and showy, like a cross between a cornflower and a thistle, with whiskery petals in a whorl. It is a valuable nectar source for insects and a favourite flower of butterflies, including the Marbled White and Dark Green Fritillary. It also has therapeutic properties, and was once used in skin ointments to heal wounds and infections. Centaurea scabiosa is a truly outstanding wild flower which outshines many cultivated plants.

Bring pollinators into your garden

Greater Knapweed - Centaurea scabies is big and showy, like a cross between a cornflower and a thistle, with whiskery petals in a whorl. It is a valuable nectar source for insects and a favourite flower of butterflies, including the Marbled White and Dark Green Fritillary. It also has therapeutic properties, and was once used in skin ointments to heal wounds and infections. Centaurea scabiosa is a truly outstanding wild flower which outshines many cultivated plants.

This simple trick could help you to save an endangered bumble bee - http://www.goodhousekeeping.co.uk/news/trick-could-help-save-bumble-bee-sugar-syrup-endangered-species

This trick could help you save a bumble bee

This simple trick could help you to save an endangered bumble bee - http://www.goodhousekeeping.co.uk/news/trick-could-help-save-bumble-bee-sugar-syrup-endangered-species

Bees watercolour, print of original painting A3 size on watercolour paper in…

Details about Bees watercolour, print of original painting A3 size on watercolour paper

The last time I drew a bumblebee I was pleased with my effort until I realised the poor wee bee only had 3 legs.

The last time I drew a bumblebee I was pleased with my effort until I realised the poor wee bee only had 3 legs.

One of the 250+ species of bumblebee!  These are important pollinators, who live in small colonies, often underground.  Be sure to leave them areas where they can make nests!

One of the 250+ species of bumblebee! These are important pollinators, who live in small colonies, often underground. Be sure to leave them areas where they can make nests!

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