Feeding Bees !

Gateshead Council and FoSP planted loads of wildflower seeds this year to help our bees in the park, and to raise awareness of what bees like to eat. We found some things work better than others, so the ones in the wildlife area didn’t do quite as well as the ones in the disused allotment…

Garden and surprises good and bad !

We put a call out for volunteers to come last Wednesday to do maintenance on the equipments and garden and a lovely crowd of beekeepers showed up to help. The garden has become overgrown with Ash and Sycamore which have distorted and blocked light from the plants at the back of the garden. They overshadowed…