Create bee-friendly gardens with ecofective

Defender Range safe for children, pets, and pollinators

Rose Defender. Picture; ecofective
Rose Defender. Picture; ecofective

With bees under threat, gardeners are looking for pest control products that are not harmful to bumble and honey bees that are responsible for pollinating nearly 85 per cent of our food crops.

The ecofective Defender range can help to keep your garden disease and pest-free garden yet not harm the vital pollinators.

The Rose Defender, Plant Defender, and House Plant Continue reading “Create bee-friendly gardens with ecofective”

B&Q bans neonicotinoids on flowering plants

Growers banned from using pesticides for February 2018 range

Bee Sedum
Garden plants like this Sedum are a prime food source for bees

To help support wildlife and address the declining bee population, B&Q is to ban neonicotinoid pesticide use on its flowering plant range, available from February 2018.

The move means the retailer is the first to commit to ensuring no neonicotinoid pesticides are used in the cultivation of flowering plants, particularly pollinators where they present the biggest risk of harm to bees. Continue reading “B&Q bans neonicotinoids on flowering plants”