Events 2015

In 2015 The Right to Be(e) campaign invited everybody who supports the bees to organise a planting action.

 

Read here about planting events happening all over Europe!

Small rooftop garden at the ecological centre Toulcuv Dvur, Prague

Date of planting: 10 May

Who took part: YEE office

What did you plant: Vegetables (tomato, cucumber, zucchini,  eggplant) and strawberries

Where did you plant it: Small urban rooftop garden at the ecological centre Toulcuv Dvur, Prague, Czech Republic

Why do you want to help bees? We are corncerned about the colony collapse disorder and we believe that everyone should come together to help bees

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Zara's planting action, Yerevan, Armenia

Date of planting: 14 May 2015

Who took part: Zaruhi Stepanyan

What did you plant: Datura wrightii

Where did you plant it: In a green area near my house in Yerevan, Armenia

Why do you want to help bees? Because the bees are a very important part of our ecosystem

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Planting action in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Date of planting: 19 May 2015

Who took part: Cluj team - Andra, Ellie and Roxana

What did you plant: Cucumber

Where did you plant it: In a green area on the outskirts of Cluj

Why do you want to help bees? Because they play an important role in our day-to-day life. We wouldn't have all these delicious fruits and vegetables without bees. 

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Elementary school ''Nikola Vukićević'' from Sombor, Serbia

Date of planting: 23 May 2015

Who took part: Elementary school students together with their biology teacher Ena Horvat from Sombor, Serbia

What did you plant: Lavandula angustifolia, Matricaria chamomile, Melisa officinalis, Mentha piperita, Rosmarinus officinalis, Origanum vulgare

Where did you plant it: In our school garden in Sombor, Serbia

Why do you want to help bees? Bees provides us food: fruits, vegetables, crops as well as honey, propolis and royal jelly, so we owe them so much! The least we can do is to plant a few plants and to make the city a better place for them!

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Jessica's windows box planting, London

Date of planting: 21 May 2015

Who took part: Jessica Massucco

What did you plant: Sweet pea

Where did you plant it: On the streets of East London, UK (in my window box)

Why do you want to help bees? Because they seem to be doing a good job. Also just because I love bees.

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Biodiversa planting action, Asturias, Spain

Date of planting: May 23 2015

Who took part: Biodiversa NGO organized the action as part of a TC named "Connecting with Nature"

What did you plant: Lavender, thyme and rosemary

Where did you plant it: In Valeru which is a voillage in Asturias located at the north of Spain

Why do you want to help bees? Because people have the "bad habit" of eating fruits and jam and cheese and drink juices, without bees these thigs will be out of our table in short time.

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Primary school "Simeon Aranicki" from Stara Pazova, Serbia

Date of planting: 12 May 2015

Who took part: Pupils from 5 to 7 grade, as a part of our biology course in our school "Simeon Aranicki" Stara Pazova, Serbia

What did you plant: Salvia, lavandula, ocimum, tagetes

Where did you plant it: 1st step- our classrom, 2nd step- school garden

Why do you want to help bees? We are young biologists who are worried about the well-being of bees and that is why we are ofering our help.

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Anja's planting action in Hamburg, Germany

Date of planting: 22 May 2015

Who took part: Only me, but our whole street had a planting action this week with different kinds of flowers

What did you plant: Bell flowers (different species, 1 purple 1 white)

Where did you plant it: On my balcony

Why do you want to help bees? Especially in cities, green areas and flowers are fragmented. By planting flowers, you can support the bees in finding pollen and nectar by giving them a "green and blossoming corridor" which they can use to migrate from park to park.

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FYCA planting action, Yerevan, Armenia

Date of planting: 14 May 2015

Who took part: Office staff

What did you plant: Daisy, Forget-me-not

Where did you plant it: Near our office in Yerevan

Why do you want to help bees? Because in Armenia we are using honey too much

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Ruzanna's planting action, Yerevan, Armenia 

Date of planting: 21 May 2015

Who took part: Members of Yeghvard NGO, pupils

What did you plant: Dianthus, Dahlia, Petunia

Where did you plant it: School garden

Why do you want to help bees? Why not? :) Without bees biodiversity would not be so great

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Elementary school "Ivo Lola Ribar" from Novi Sad, Serbia

Date of planting: 25 May 2015

Who took part: 6th grade students of elementary school "Ivo Lola Ribar" Novi Sad, Serbia

What did you plant: Rosmarinus, Melissa, Lavandula, Mentha, Thymus

Where did you plant it: School garden

Why do you want to help bees? We live in a big city, where there aren t many bees and wee all know bees are extremely useful

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IPAS planting action in Durres, Albania

Date of planting: 27 June

Who took part: IPAS Team (Lori, Rezi and Elsiona)

What did you plant: Fidelity, Thumbergia Fragrans, Brunfelsia Grandiflora

Where did you plant it: Urban area in Durres

Why do you want to help bees? Bees give a very important contribution for human kind, providing honey, one of the most healthiest products we consume. They are an irreplaceable component of the ecosystem.

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