butterflies

The male Blue Tiger butterfly collects pollen as it contains pheromones that make it attractive to the female.

The power of pollination

August 2019

Pollination is necessary for our gardens to thrive so it's handy to understand how we can help all those beneficial insects and animals do their work.

Hyssop

Hyssop highlights

February 2019

Hyssop, says Penny Woodward, attracts bees and butterflies and dispels the ‘nits and itchings of the beard’!