That earthy smell may be an ancient type of communication between bacteria and the creatures that live with them in the soil.
[Header image: Tobias Maschtaler/Unsplash, CC BY-SA] Philip Donkersley, Lancaster University I study insects for a living, and…
Jean Vernon has taken bees to heart, and her latest book – The Secret Lives of Garden Bees – is a love letter to these delightful creatures.
Ponds may be important in influencing atmospheric carbon by storing and releasing it.
Wild marjoram is one of the best of all plants for attracting bees, butterflies and other pollinators to your garden.