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TIME TO BEE-FRIENDLY

Byron Smith is your ideal neighbour. He’s passionate about plants and cooking, and will often leave fresh salad greens or honey from his hive on your doorstep. He lives a slow, conscious life and always has time for a conversation, especially if it’s about bees.

Smith, a landscape gardener and horticulturist, founded Urban Growers in 2014 with a mission to help people grow food in whatever space they have. For some of his clients, this means backyard installations and corporate rooftop gardens but, for others, it’s a small medicinal herb garden, mini orchard or a few planter boxes on the balcony. No matter how urban the space is, Smith has a creative solution to help you grow and harvest your own food, and more often than not that solution involves helping the bees to survive.

Bee populations are in massive

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