Great pollinator reads

With Christmas just around the corner, here are some great books to buy as presents, or to put on your own Santa’s wish list.

Planting:

Companion to Wildlife Gardening by Chris Baines

The Wildlife Gardener by Kate Bradbury

No Nettles Required: The Reassuring Truth About Wildlife Gardening by Ken Thompson

THE RHS Wildlife Gardening for Everyone by Malcolm Tait

Plants for Bees by Kirk and Howes

Bees:

Field Guide to the Bees Of Great Britain by Steven Falk

Bumblebees – an Introduction by Dr Nikki Gammans

Solitary Bees by Ted Benton

Buzz – the Nature and Necessity of Bees by Thor Hanson

A Sting in the Tale by Dave Goulson

Bee Quest by Dave Goulson

Other Pollinators:

A Comprehensive Guide to the Insects of Britain & Ireland by Paul Brock

Britain’s Day-flying Moths: A Field Guide to the Day-flying Moths of Britain and Ireland by David Newland, Robert Still & Andy Swash

Collins Butterfly Guide: The Most Complete Guide to the Butterflies of Britain and Europe by Tom Tolman and Richard Lewington

Britain’s Hoverflies by Stuart Ball & Roger Morris

The Butterfly Isles by Patrick Barkham

The Butterflies Of Britain & Ireland by Jeremy Thomas

And if you looking to encourage friends and loved ones to get involved in saving pollinators, why not get them a membership to our own organisation – La Société Guernesiaise:

http://www.societe.org.gg/about/join.html

and one of these great insect charities:

https://www.buglife.org.uk/joinus

https://www.bumblebeeconservation.org/product-category/gift-membership/

https://butterfly-conservation.org/how-you-can-help/join

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