We worked with the Poacher Line Community Rail Partnership, East Midlands Trains, Bottesford Parish Council and Lincolnshire County Council to transform an area of overgrown and neglected space into a sensory wildlife garden, for residents and commuters – and pollinators – to use and enjoy. The garden, opened in June 2019, was part funded by […]
When we were contacted by the Friends of Stoneham Park committee to breathe new lift into a rather dilapidated planter bench in a city park, we couldn’t wait to get started. Partly because we’d not made a bench before, let alone one that could provide forage for honey bees and other pollinators. Plus, in front […]
We worked with street artist HarpoArt to create this 17m-long, bee-themed mural that tells the story of pollination and pollinators.
Charlotte Pearson of Scarcroft School, York won a competition to design a bee-friendly sculpture for our planter at Peterborough. The result, produced by Amalgam Modelmaking, features holes for solitary bees to nest in.
We worked with Amalgam Modelmaking to produce a 1.8m tall observation hive in the booking hall at Durham. Bees were installed in May 2019 and, to date, and are being looked after by a local beekeeping group. To date, the bees are doing well.
Upper Holloway in North London is on the London Overground line. The recently refurbished station had new beds created by the building work. We are hard at work transforming these. One is already sown with wild flowers. Another has fruit bushes planted in it. A third is being planted up as a rosemary meadow. And […]
Adding to our popular TFL-led cluster of bee-friendly projects at London underground stations, our team breathed new life into a neglected station-long planter.
Find out exactly what you should be doing to create a bee-friendly space in your garden at this year’s Landscape Show, taking place in Battersea Park, London (17-18 September). The Bee Friendly Trust will be there, showing of our new BeeDome, as well as hosting a panel discussion with industry experts focusing on: Landscaping with […]
The first of a series of projects with London North Eastern Railway (LNER). This impressive cross-shaped planter was installed under the cover of darkness to ensure maximum surprise for commuters come Monday morning. And, it definitely did. Sitting on the site of a former coffee shop, the planter measures a whopping 7m in diameter. We […]
We worked with the Blackmore Vale Line Community Rail Partnership to build this bee-friendly planter on the Tisbury Railway Station platform. Filled with scabius, marigolds, lavender and salvia, the bees couldn’t wait to move in.