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Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 3

Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 3

Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 3: In the third and final programme of the series, Sarah Raven takes her mission to halt the rapid decline in Britain's essential bees, butterflies and pollinating insects to our cities and challenges our city parks departments to sow nectar rich modern meadows, and to make their floral displays more nectar and pollen rich to help to increase the amount of food and habitat for pollinating insects.     With the use of intensive farming…

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Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 2

Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 2

Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 2: In the second programme of this three-part series, Sarah Raven takes her mission to halt the rapid decline in Britain's essential bees, butterflies and pollinating insects to our towns, and challenges the RHS Britain in Bloom competition to make their floral displays more nectar- and pollen-rich, to help to increase the amount of food and habitat for pollinating insects throughout the spring and summer months.     With the use of intensive farming methods,…

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Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 1

Bees, Butterflies and Blooms episode 1:  Writer, broadcaster and gardener Sarah Raven is on a mission to halt the rapid decline in Britain's essential bees, butterflies and pollinating insects by bringing flower power to towns, cities and the countryside.     The world's bees and other pollinating insects are in crisis. It is a complex problem that scientists the world over are trying to fathom, but the prognosis is grim - without healthy populations of insect pollinators across the world,…

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Gardeners World episode 15 2017

Gardeners World episode 15 2017

In Gardeners World episode 15 2017 Rachel de Thame joins Monty in Longmeadow and adds more medicinal planting to the herb garden, especially those that the bees love. Rachel also investigates ways to aid honey bee conservation and protect the nation's favourite pollinators.     Monty visits a local garden in Herefordshire to see a national collection of Siberian iris, which inspires him to create a new iris patch, adding warmth and splash of colour into his dry garden. We…

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