Bees are flying insects, closely related to wasps and ants. Several thousand species of bee exist, however only a small proportion of these ...
Bees are flying insects, closely related to wasps and ants. Bees may be solitary or may live in various types of communities – the most advanced of which are eusocial colonies found among the honey bees, bumblebees, and stingless bees.
There are slightly fewer than 20,000 known species of bee, though many are undescribed and the actual number is probably higher. Bees are extremely capable of adapting to their environment, and consequently, are found on every continent except Antarctica.
Of the 20,000 known species of bee, few prove problematic to residents in the UK.
What is Integrated Pest Management?
Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a program of prevention, monitoring, and control which offers the opportunity to eliminate or drastically reduce the use of pesticides, and to minimise the toxicity of and exposure to any products which are used. ... [more]
Not Just For The Pros
For many people, time spent in the garden is some of the most enjoyable time spent; a sanctuary from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. However, pests such as ivy, flies, thistles, and slugs cause substantial damage to gardens across the UK ever... [more]
Bees and Honey
A couple from Peterborough were pretty sure the sound coming from inside the wall of their master bathroom was bees. "I heard the buzzing, louder than my electric toothbrush. I turned it off and then I heard the drones." When the callout was made, t... [more]
Keep The Critters Out
Just like us, bugs and critters like the easy life inside our homes, and with the cold weather persisting, you need to make sure that the welcome mat is not left out for wildlife seeking warm quarters and food. The cold winter temperatures are an op... [more]
Are Pests Bugging You?
They are as big as a man; they're invisible. Some have fur, others feathers, maybe armoured scales. They creep, crawl, hop, jump, scamper, slither, fly – you name it. And they're generally things you don't want around. That's why they're called... [more]