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Discover the fascinating world of wild bees:
Awareness, conservation and their importance in in preserving biodiversity.

The bees of our gardens

In Wallonia, more than 350 species of bees, including bumblebees, andrenes, osmises, halictides, etc. can be found in our gardens, meadows, woods, etc. By foraging on flowers, these wild bees contribute to the reproduction of wild and cultivated plants and are therefore a valuable aid to gardeners and farmers. An essential link in the chain of biodiversity that we must protect, here are a few that are very common in our gardens.

In Wallonia, more than 350 species can be found in our gardens.

Wild bees

If you want to welcome many animals in your garden, remember to leave plenty of space for nature and especially wild animals. for nature and especially for wild plants. The hedge, the fallow land with its "weeds" that attract life, the flower meadow, the pond... all these environments must have their place in the garden. If the flower beds are spread out, they will provide a rich resource for various species of animals.

In short, a garden full of life is a garden that some people consider neglected: dead leaves, dead trees, piles of rubbish. Dead leaves, dead trees, piles of stones, piles of wood left to rot, piles of sand, compost... all of which provide shelter for insects.