Previous Projects

The Buzz Club has undertaken a variety of projects since we started in 2015, all with the help of our volunteers.  Some projects ran for a year, or are currently on hiatus for data analysis, and these are listed here.  We may start some of these up again - so if you are interested in any of them, or have any questions, let us know!

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The first project run by the Buzz Club, using 'pan traps' to measure the presence and abundance of garden pollinators nationwide.

 

Closed project (finished)

Results on project page

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Pollination by insects is vital for growing many of our crops - including household favorities and garden varieties.  This project investigated urban pollinators, garden crop yields, and common pest problems.

Closed project (finished)

Results on project page

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A Brighton & Hove based project aiming to empower those with balconies and window boxes to help and study pollinators.

Not currently recruiting

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Preventing slugs (and snails) from nibbling on plants is a age-old gardening problem.  This project looked at some of the most popular alternative methods of keeping molluscs at bay.

Closed project (finished)

Results on project page

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Can painted stones help defend your strawberries from hungry birds?  This project looked into a home remedy for pecked fruit, to see if a little stone art can deter birds.

Closed project (finished)

Results in newsletter

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