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British bee guide: how to identify, where to spot, and how to attract bees to your garden
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Our bee guide looks at how to identify common British species, best places to spot and plants to grow to attract bees to your garden, plus what to do if you see a struggling bee. What is the role of bees? Bees are vital in the life-cycle of a plant, due to pollination. This process is essential because it allows plants to reproduce, and many plants depend on bees or other pollinators to survive. A bee will collect nectar and pollen from the flower of a plant, as well as some from the stamens – the male reproductive organ of...