‘Do Bees Need Weeds?’ and Red Campion

This episode we chat about ‘Do Bees Need Weeds’, a fantastic book for the beginner wildlife gardener with 100 tips and tricks for your garden at home. We also host Red Campion as our ‘Native Plant of the Week’, a gorgeous blushing pink wildflower that brightens hedgerows and meadows from Land’s End to John o’ Groats.

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Do Bees Need Weeds by Gareth Richards and Holly Farrell

ISBN: 9781784727147

RHS Do Bees Need Weeds – Books from the RHS Garden Design

RHS Do Bees Need Weeds | NHBS Field Guides & Natural History

RHS Weeds: The Beauty And Uses Of 50 Vagabond Plants | NHBS Academic & Professional Books

Red Campion


Silene dioica | Online Atlas of the British and Irish Flora (brc.ac.uk)

jxb.erv139.pdf (uea.ac.uk)

Silene dioica | BSBI Species Accounts

Characterization of the Germination Responses of Silene dioica (L.) Clairv., Populations from Europe | Annals of Botany | Oxford Academic (oup.com)

Red Campion (Silene dioica) (plantlife.org.uk)

Red campion | The Wildlife Trusts

Sandy Carpet Perizoma flavofasciata – UKMoths

The Campion Sideridis rivularis – UKMoths

Diptera – Empis livida (dorsetnature.co.uk)

Silene dioica – BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine (gardenersworld.com)

Silene dioica | red campion/RHS Gardening

Silene dioica ‘Rollie’s Favorite’ (PBR) | red campion ‘Rollie’s Favorite’/RHS Gardening

Next Book Club

Making a Wildflower Meadow by Pam Lewis

ISBN: 9780711236103

Making a Wildflower Meadow from Summerfield Books

Making a Wildflower Meadow : Pam Lewis, : 9780711236103 : Blackwell’s (blackwells.co.uk)

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