Pollination by bees is crucial to our continued food supplies, so the right types of trees, shrubs and plants makes all the difference.
One of the easiest ways to help the various types of bees is to choose to grow flowers & plants in your garden that bees love - and there is a huge variety to choose from.
Providing even just one bee house or nesting box is fun and easy to do and will provide invaluable winter shelter for hibernating Queen bees, plus a home during the busy spring and summer months.
Lastly,planting or replacing some of your lawn with a bee friendly lawn. It doesn't have to be(ee) your back yard but perhaps your nature strip?