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Which? Shorts podcast: How to help our brilliant bees

Bees are essential to a healthy garden and for pollinating our crops, but what's the best way to encourage them to thrive?
Bumble bee on a garden flower

In episode 10 of our new Which? Shorts podcast series we’ll be exploring the brilliant world of bees, and what you can do to help them thrive in your own garden. 

Which? Shorts features bite-size advice articles from experts across the whole spectrum of Which? content. You can listen to our latest in-depth features from our family of magazines. Hand picked and curated, they offer original insight on a whole range of topics that influence and impact our lives. 

In this episode, read by Grace Forell, Dr Ken Thompson reveals the ways that you can help bees in your garden, from solitary bee nests to what you can do to encourage bumble bees. Plus, we look at whether honey bees actually compete with wild bees for food.

We’ll bring you new episodes of the Which? Shorts podcast each Wednesday, all hosted by our team of journalists.  

You can download a full transcript of episode 10 of Which? Shorts here.

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