Help wildlife at home

Discover more about bumblebees, birds and other native wildlife, and learn some simple things you can do to help wildlife at home.

How to identify bumblebees

There are 24 species of bumblebee in the UK but only eight are commonly seen. Bumblebees look different to other types of bee because they are usually bigger and are always covered with thick hair. Learn How to identify bumblebees.   

Yellands bumblebee

Bumblebee life cycle

We see them buzzing around our gardens and feeding on flowers, but how much do we really know about the lives of bumblebees? Find out more about the Life cycle of a bumblebee.  

Bee life cycle

Gardening for Wildlife 

Find out how to bring bees, pollinators and other wildlife into your garden, with our gardening guides and follow our videos to create your own wildflower meadow. Garden for wildlife.

Lavendar bee