Tag Archives: Bees

Exotic Echium

Way back in 2011 ( I think) I ordered some flower seed from an online retailer. When the package arrived I was pleased to see they had also enclosed a free gift. Two packets of Echium Pininana seed, two varieties … Continue reading

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Musings on terminology, subversive gardening and an Australian contraption.

I personally am continually bothered by the term ‘beekeeper’ in the natural approach. It suggests ownership and possession, and therefore intervention. Which is exactly what I personally am striving to avoid. However I find it difficult to not use the … Continue reading

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Bees in Prison

As the bee flies, less than three miles from my home and just to the South of the Warwickshire town of Rugby, in fact on the border of Warwickshire and Northamptonshire lies the secure institution HMP Rye Hill. Few people … Continue reading

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