posted on May, 20 2009 @ 07:40 PM
reply to post by asala
Cool excellent Pics Asala,
I try and encourage people to plant flowers they like, to increase both Fauna and Flora diversity and spreading through pollination, to help keep our
old knowledge alive, and the help the lovely bees, and therefore most of life, a good resource is below:
In the US:
Berkeley Edu Bee Friendly Gardens How To
What types of bees do you see in your garden? At first glance you may observe some honeybees ducking in and out of flowers, perhaps a bumblebee or
two. Did you know that there are actually 81 known species of bees in urban Berkeley alone?
In the UK:
Gardeners World BBC Flowers for Bees
Most double flowers are of little use, because they're too elaborate. Some are bred without male and female parts, while others have so many petals
bees can't get to the nectar and pollen to collect it. This is the main reason why single dahlias are popular with many bees, while doubles are
And I tried to get the "queen bee" lol to join ATS and help out when all this started, but I dont think she wanted to be associated with ATS, but
this is an AMAZING site with a very very expert lady of Bee Hall lol in charge:
Bumblebee.Org Everything You could Ever Want to Know About Bees
And her region flower lists, for Europe:
Europe Bee Flower List
Plant away guys please!
Oh and as I quoted in one thread about them, and it is an fact
About 40% of the worlds tomatoes are pollinated by the vibrationary embrace and dance of bees making love
So about 50% of every tomato eaten in the world only came to be as two lovely bees, got together, danced and vibrated their wings and feet in a
certain way....Its in the Bees Index somewhere lol.
Honey is cool,
Honey is good,
Give your Kids some Honey today,
Its So tasty and sweet,
And is good for their tummy,
Those E numbers and Sacharins will just make them run around in circles and go funny!
[edit on 20-5-2009 by MischeviousElf]