Making a Bee-Friendly Public Space: Tools & Structures

Now I’ve seen one (bumble) bee on the zigzag, more may arrive. So  I want to encourage them stay within a safe area as they feed. Is it possible? The city council owns the zigzag. Even though it’s for pedestrians only, it’s officially a road. Quite a long stretch of road. And I’ve agreed to care for … More Making a Bee-Friendly Public Space: Tools & Structures

The Bee-Loved Flowers Are Growing; & So Are the Conversations

I had NO IDEA that growing beeloved flowers would stimulate so many conversations. Not always about bees. On the zigzag the conversations are with passersby. Some I know. Some I don’t.  Sometimes I’m happy to chat. Sometimes I’m not.  And I loved it when a strong and chatty house guest dug a trench for me,  in … More The Bee-Loved Flowers Are Growing; & So Are the Conversations

Weeds & No Bees

Outside my front door is a public path, a zigzag on a hillside. Originally planned as a road, it’s well-used by people on their way to the beach. Or to climb further up the hillside and perhaps then to drop down into the city. It’s Busy. They run. They plod. They chat online and in person. … More Weeds & No Bees