Things we can do in our homes, our gardens and our communities to help nature heal. This #BeeTheChange section of BFB is all about the plight of those pesky insect species and how incredibly effective our society’s ongoing campaign to eradicate them completely over the past 60+ years is progressing. With 97% of British wild […]
This excerpt has been taken from the News From The Front (NFTF) Autumn Equinox article. #BeeTheChange #BanUrbanPesticides Government responded: This response was given on 18 August 2023 The Government will not ban the sale of non-organic pesticides to amateur gardeners. Authorised pesticides, used carefully, are an acceptable way of managing the natural environment. Read the
As l write: Saturday was named the hottest day of the year so far, with 32.7°C recorded in Heathrow. Forecasters predict that Sunday could be the seventh September day in a row where temperatures reach above 30°C. You could say that we have got off lightly compared to the summer experience in mainland Europe and the
This excerpt has been taken from the News From The Front (NFTF) Mid Summer 2023 article. So how was #WorldBeeDay and #NoMowMay for you? I have seen signs that our local parks department and highway maintenance people here in Sunny Southend are following some kind of plan when it comes to leaving suitable habitat for pollinators.