Posted by: Sandy Steinman | April 22, 2020

Reduced Mowing Helping UK’s Bees and Rare Wildflowers

The Guardian has two articles on how the reducing mowing of verges is helping rare wildflowers and declining bee populations to recover.

Projects to reduce grass cutting and increase the diversity of plants and wildlife along Britain’s roads are having dramatic results

Read more at  On the verge: a quiet roadside revolution is boosting wildflowers | Environment | The Guardian

 

Rare wildflowers and declining bee populations could start to recover during the coronavirus lockdown because many councils are leaving roadside verges uncut, according to Europe’s biggest conservation charity for wild plants.

Read more  Coronavirus may prove boost for UK’s bees and rare wildflowers | Environment | The Guardian


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