Bee Aware / Bee Awareness Month
Want to catch the local Bee Awareness buzz? Fellow New Zealand garden-lovers and bee-fans can read all about Bee Aware month and/or join in the New Zealand Gardener’s annual national bee survey with The Great Kiwi Bee Count. Buzzzzzz!
Bees are a critical part of our global food chain and biodiversity, and here in New Zealand, their honey is an important part of the economy as well. Globally, our beautiful bees of all different varieties are challenged by disease, pests, chemicals, and more.
We can all do a little to help our hardworking bee buddies, including respecting biosecurity regulations, supporting responsible beekeeping, reducing harmful chemical use, supporting local parks and bee-friendly areas, and making our own home outdoor spaces more welcoming for visiting bees.
To celebrate bees this September and all year round, here are some of our most popular bee-friendly gardening posts from the blog archives: