If you find notches cut from your rose leaves you have got leaf-cutter bees in your garden.
Grow hellebores to feed winter active pollinators.
A bee revival kit makes a great gift
There are a few events left where you can hear Jean Vernon talk about bees and pollinators.
Agastache is a great pollinator plant that is rich in nectar
Borage is a great pollinator plant. It’s so easy to grow from seed and has nectar rich flowers.
A nature table is a great way to show others the beauty of insects, pollinators and bees
Image: Jean Vernon
Wasps are not the bad guys. They are important pollinators and incredible natural garden pest control.
Look out for this extraordinary moth in your summer gardens. It hovers like a hummingbird but is actually a moth.
A really good late summer plant for pollinators is the globe thistle, Echinops ritro.