Viper's bugloss (Echium vulgare) is an attractive plant, but unfortunately it is an invasive species in many areas of the US. This specimen was along scenic HWY 150 in West Virginia where it occurred along the road banks with oxeye daisies, which is another European invasive.
Top tips for creating a bee-friendly garden this spring by TV presenter Alys Fowler
Gardening writer and TV presenter Alys Fowler is offering British gardeners top tips to help our bees, as part of Friends of the Earth’s Bee Cause campaign to save vital bees that pollinate our food and make our countryside, parks and gardens thrive.
Gardening star Alys Fowler gives bee-friendly tips for your garden
Garden writer and broadcaster Alys Fowler is urging people to create bee-friendly gardens and help save these crucial pollinators.