Save bees by holding back on the mowing, gardeners urged (via The Telegraph)

Gardeners should leave at least a strip of their lawn un-mowed this summer to help halt the decline in bees, experts have said.

Perfectly manicured grass is depriving the crucial pollinating insects of the wildflowers they need to feed on, according to the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology (CEH).

A major study by the organisation, published on Tuesday, shows wild bees and hoverflies have suffered widespread losses across the UK in recent decades.

Full article here: The Telegraph