Solitary bees and bugs need our help, not just on a global level but in every back garden, courtyard and balcony. Creating homes for them to lay their eggs in is a really easy way to make a help the insect population, and at the same time bring diversity, wildlife and plant propagation to your outdoor spaces. This book is full of helpful hints, tips and projects on how to fill your garden with happy bees and beneficial insects.
Dr Melanie von Orlow was born in Germany, and studied biochemistry and biology in Berlin. She now works as a freelance biologist in Berlin, capturing bee swarms and providing relocation and advisory services. She maintains a small honey farm in north Berlin where she runs courses for the next generation of beekeepers.