You may have seen an innovative lawn-mowing technique at St Martin’s Church, Gospel Oak, last month, thanks to Sergio from our group:
It got a special mention in the church newsletter from Revd. Chris Brice:
“Sergio cut our grass & hedgerows with a bird & insect friendly eye: hence the attractive islands of wild flowers & grasses”.
This is an easy way to help bees – and councils can do this too by making sure that grass verges and areas in parks are not cut short, ensuring bee-friendly wildflowers can grow. It certainly helped attract bees in Gospel Oak:
Find out more about the disappearance of bees and ways we can help them at the Vanishing of the Bees film screening on Tuesday 10 July.