Borage is a great pollinator plant. It’s so easy to grow from seed and has nectar rich flowers.
The small tortoiseshell butterfly is fairly widespread in UK gardens
Image: Jean Vernon
Would you like to learn a bit more about the bees in your garden? This summer I’ve been taking bee walks or bee safaris at some very special gardens around the UK, from RHS Wisley to Yeo Valley Organic Garden & Jekka’s Herb Farm. It can be a bee talk, with an illustrated presentation, or