9thApril 2024

Start planning your No-Mow May

09.04.24|Categories: Miscellaneous, Resources|Tags: , , , |

Plantlife share  Now is the time to prepare your No Mow May lawns, find out what you need to do. This series of videos talk you through your grass management season. Have you considered this option for your school grounds? A richer more diverse grassland gives many more opportunities for [...]

20thOctober 2022

B-lines in Scotland

20.10.22|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , |

Buglife share information on “Strathmore B-Lines - People & Pollinators in Strathmore”. This is an exciting new Buglife project which aims to restore 20 hectares of grassland and nectar rich habitats, at 20 sites between Dunkeld and Montrose. This webpage includes an ‘Introduction to pollinators’ video. If you are a [...]

17thMay 2022

B-lines Scotland – is there a B-line near you?

17.05.22|Categories: Places, Resources|Tags: , , , , , , |

Buglife have created over 50 pollinator hotspots along the B-lines route, and more are planned. Check out the activity going on in Scotland. Is there anything happening near you? Look at the B-lines map to see where more needs doing. This article in The Conversation (12 May 2022), explores ‘Bee [...]

24thAugust 2021

Islay’s flowering verges

24.08.21|Categories: Miscellaneous|Tags: , , , |

This post in Scottish Pollinators (23 August 2021) describes how simple changes in verge management on Islay reaps huge benefits for pollinators, and adds to the beauty of the island. Why not try something like this in your school grounds and routes to school?