It’s no secret that many pollinators are facing threats. Insensitive land use, a reduction in plant species diversity and the use of insecticides have all been linked to declining bee numbers. This is bad news for us and for them. But you can help...


Our gardens have immense value for wildlife. Each patch is part of a network of 15 million gardens that criss-cross the UK, put together, they cover 667,000 acres – an area seven times the size of the Isle of Wight.

In 2017, Wild About Gardens is calling on people to bee-friendly in their gardens throughout the year, with loads of ways to get involved while bees are out and about in the warmer months. We’ll then have a final week of celebration and observation during October.