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.


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


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:

and one of these great insect charities:

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