Williamsburg Regional Library

Planting for honeybees, the grower's guide to creating a buzz, Sarah Wyndham Lewis ; illustrated by James Lewis Weston - hbk

"Our gardens would be unrecognizable without the gentle buzz of the humble honeybee. Yet in recent years bee populations have suffered from th loss of green spaces and need our help. Planting for Honeybees is a charmingly illustrated, practical guide on how to help attract these delightful pollinators - whether you only have a city window ledge or a whole country garden. With advice on the blooms to grow, and when and where to plant them, this book reveals the tips and tricks to creating a buzz and a better future for our apian friends."--Page [4] of cover
Table Of Contents
Why this book is needed -- The plants, the bees and mankind -- Ten important things to know about planting for honeybees -- Reading the label -- Of nectar, pollen and propolis -- Planting recommendations : How to use this section ; Windowsills and small balconies ; Patios, decks and terraces ; Small gardens ; Large gardens ; Roof terraces ; Green roofs ; Living walls ; The edible garden ; The wildflower question ; Wild lawns ; Plant with caution! -- Ten of the best : Flowers ; Climbers ; Shrubs ; Trees -- Remarkable facts about honeybees -- Resources -- Index of common and Latin names
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
143 pages, color illustrations, 21 cm

Library Locations

  • James City County Library

    7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA, 23188, US