Western Bee Fly

The Western Bee Fly, often called the Bomber fly, is an important pollinator and a vital cog in the wheel of British bio-diversity. The Beebomb Bee-log takes a closer look at the fascinating and ingenious behaviour of this relatively un-heralded garden visitor. 

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Brimstone Butterfly

The Brimstone Butterfly is one of Britain's institutions. It's beautifully camouflaged wings can be seen on wetlands and in woodlands throughout the England and Wales. Although still common, it's distribution has declined by 43% since the 1970s. 

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Wool Carder Bee

The Wool Carder Bee. A really interesting pollinating pal. The European Wool Carder Bee is relatively well distributed through Southern UK. They demonstrate some fascinating nesting behaviour, gathering the hairs on small leaves which is how they get their name. Let's help #bringthebeesback

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Buff-tailed Bumblebee

The Buff-tailed Bumblebee. One of the UKs most recognisable pollinators and the species of bee most people visualise. Abolsutely vital to Bio-diversity in the UK and a beautiful, benign and busy visitor to any garden. The Beebomb bee-log takes a closer look at this under-appreciated insect. Let's #bringthebeesback

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Ladybird

The Ladybird is an invaluable visitor to any garden and many native sub-species are in serious decline in the UK. Beebombs help redress the wildflower habitat loss Britain has suffered and need no gardening. Native UK Wildflower Seedballs. 

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Old World Swallowtail

The Old World Swallow Tail can be found throughout the world but is critically endangered in the UK and can now only be spotted in areas of Norfolk. Beebombs help butterflies and all pollinators, as well as helping to #bringthebeesback

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The Long Horned Bee

The Long Horned Bee is one of the most endangered pollinators in the UK. Needing a large area of wildflower habitat, the Long Horned Bee has suffered greatly from the loss of wildflower habitat in the UK over the last 70 years. 

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The New Year Plant Hunt

Beebombs will be heading out on the New Year Plant Hunt and would love to meet up with other enthusiasts. It's a great initiative that really helps scientists understand whats happening to our wildflower habitat and what we all need to do to #bringthebeesback

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Beebombs as wedding favours

Beebombs make perfect wedding favours and ensure your guests remember your wedding every time they look in their garden or flowerpots and every time they see a bee or other pollinator. They'll also go home knowing they have the means to help the Biodiversity of Great Britain and to #bringthebeesback

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Giving the gift of a wildflower meadow

Giving the gift of bees. A wildflower meadow to help #bringthebeesback is surely a genuinely unique present at anytime of the year. Each pack of Beebombs creates 21 sqft of wildflower meadow and everyone that receives a pack of Beebombs knows that they are doing something good for Britain and all our futures. 

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The European Dark Bee

The European Dark Bee is a story of redemption. Of hardy British resolve, laid low by a parasite. The Black Bee is not only beautiful, it's incredibly productive and produces enough honey to last a long northern European winter whilst also being able to fly in low temperatures and rain. Thriving in wildflower habitat, the Black Bee needs our help. Beebombs will #bringthebeesback 

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The Bee-Log intro

The Bee-log is our space to write about all things affecting the bees, the history and use of Seedballs and any other related bio-diversity thoughts and musings. 

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