Brindled hoverfly on mallowBrindled hoverfly on mallow. © Roger Tidman/Rex Shutterstock
Creating farmland habitats for bees is a matter of putting the right measures in the right places, as well as maximising what is already available on the farm. Growers who follow expert advice to ensure that nesting sites are within foraging range of food will give bees all the provision they need from March to September, when they are active. Just five 300m circles, spaced equidistant from each other, will supply enough pollinator habitat for 100ha of farmland, work done […]