bee boxes

/Tag:bee boxes

Christine’s walks: 4 June 2013

by Christine Hanrahan Tuesday afternoon at the garden, June 4th, and a lovely day to be wandering through the FWG. Mating pair of silvery blue butterflies Silvery blue butterflies were fluttering around in many locations, including this mating pair near the new woods. Common ringlets were indeed common that day but hard to [...]

2018-01-02T18:50:59+00:00 June 8th, 2013|Fletcher Wildlife Garden|

Bee boxes, houses, condos and hotels…

by Christine Hanrahan Our Insect Hotel, photographed by Aroop Ghosh This is a simple overview of various types of accommodations for bees. I won’t be providing instructions for building bee boxes, but I do provide a reference below for the best all-round source for creating different types of bee houses. Much media attention [...]

2018-01-26T18:07:49+00:00 April 12th, 2013|Fletcher Wildlife Garden|

Leafcutter Bees

By Christine Hanrahan As spring very slowly chugs its way into our region, many of us find our thoughts turning, longingly, to gardens and gardening. Those of us inclined to create and maintain gardens for wildlife, are also interested in the various things we can do to enhance our site for birds, bees, and other [...]

2018-01-26T18:03:52+00:00 April 7th, 2013|Fletcher Wildlife Garden|