Nature for Absolute Beginners: Bees and Hoverflies
I started looking more carefully at the bees in my garden and on my walks, and was amazed at how different they all are, as well as the different approaches they take to gathering pollen. It didn't take long for me to start to notice the hoverflies that accompanied the bees in their pollination. I never knew there were so many different ones, or how important they are to the pollination to the plants in our gardens and farms. We truly live in a wonderful world. This article was published in The Henley Standard on 10 September 2021.