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White Flowers in June

Botanical Plant Name

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Flower Colour /
Sun Aspect of Full Sun,
Part Shade, Full Shade

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Flowering Months

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USA or
Canada
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Height with Spacings or Width (W) in inches (cms)

1 inch = 2.5 cms
12 inches = 30 cms
40 inches = 100 cms

Foliage Colour /
Soil Moisture of
Dry,
Moist or
Wet

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Evergreen (Evg) or Deciduous (Dec or Her) Plant Type / Acidic (Acid), Alkaline (Alk) or
Any Soil

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Nectar / Pollen

* = very good bee plant

Alliaria petiolata
(Garlic Mustard, Jack-by-the-hedge, Garlic root, Hedge Garlic, Sauce-alone, Penny Hedge, Poor Man's Mustard, Alliaria officinalis. Erysimum alliaria, Sisymbrium alliaria)

White /
Part Shade in light woodland, Full Shade in deep woodland. Can also grow in bog gardens.

Native to Europe, western and central Asia and northwestern Africa.

April - June

Noxious weed in America - Garlic Mustard produces allelochemicals which suppress mycorrhizal fungi that most plants, including native forest trees, require for optimum growth.

39 x 16
(98 x 40)
However, allelochemicals produced by Garlic Mustard do not affect mycorrhizal fungi from Garlic Mustard's native range, indicating that this "novel weapon" in the invaded range explains Garlic Mustard's success in North America

Dark Green /
Moist, Wet

Americans and Canadians can overcome this invader by eating the young shoots in the first year, or collecting the seeds in the second year and adding them to salads before trashing the older plant.

Her Biennial Herb /
Habitat of damp hedgerows, edges of woods and other shady places, preferring basic soils

Nectar

White-flowered Allium like Allium stipitatum 'Mount Everest'

White /
Full Sun

May - June

48 x 4
(120 x 10)

Dark Green /
Moist

Bulb / Well-drained soil

Nectar

Alyssum maritimum (Lobularia maritima 'Snow Carpet', Sweet Alyssum)

White /
Full Sun

June - September

4 x 6-8
(10 x 15-20) Spacing

Dark Green /
Dry

Annual /
Well drained soil, but not too fertile

Pollen

Anthemis arvensis
(Corn Chamomile, Acker-Hundskamille,
Anthemis des champs)

White /
Full Sun only

June - September

Noxious weed in Colorado, America

16 x 12
(40 x 30)

Grey-Green /
Dry, Moist

Annual /
Well-drained chalky or sandy soils. Found on field borders of cereal crops on chalky soils and on railway embank-ments

Nectar

Anthericum liliago (St. Bernard's Lily)

White /
Full Sun

May - August The Flower Factory Nursery has model railway and rock gardens

24 x 16
(60 x 40)

Grey-Green /
Dry
 

Her Perennial / Well-drained stony soil

Nectar, Pollen

Anthericum ramosum (Phalangites ramosus, Anthericum graminifolium, Branched St. Bernard's Lily)

White /
Full Sun

June - August

28 x 12
(70 x 30)

Mid Green /
Dry

Bulb / Calcareous (chalk) soils, on semiarid grasslands, slopes and forest edges

Nectar, Pollen

Aralia spinosa (Devil's Walking Stick, Angelica-tree, Hercules' Club, Prickly ash, Prickly Elder)

Creamy-White /
Full Sun, Part Shade

June - September

240 x 200
(600 x 500)

Bright Green - 36 long x 24 (90 x 60) - leaves becoming golden-yellow in the Autumn /
Moist

Dec Shrub /
Well-drained soil in forest understorey or forest edges
 

Nectar

Arcto-staphylos urva-ursi (Common Bearberry)

White with tinge of Pink /
Full Sun, Part Shade

April - July

12 x 48
(30 x 120)

Dark Green /
Dry, Moist

Evg Shrub /
Well-drained acid sandy soil

Nectar

Bellis perennis
(Common Daisy, Lawn Daisy, English Daisy, Bruisewort, Woundwort)

White ray-florets with central disc of Yellow Disc-florets /
Full Sun, Part Shade

February - October

Flowerhead closes at night and opens in the morning.

6 x 6-9
(15 x 15-23) Spacing

Dark Green /
Moist

Evg Perennial /
Well-drained soil. Normally grown in regularly mown lawns

Pollen

Bryonia dioica
(White Bryony)

Greenish - White /
Full Sun

May - September

160 x 20
(400 x 50)

Mid-Green /
Moist

Climber /
Hedgerows, woodland margins and scrub on calcareous and base rich soils.

Nectar

Chrysanth-emum leucanth-emum
(Ox-Eye Daisy, Leucanth-emum vulgare, Dog Daisy, Moon Daisy)

White ray-florets with central disc of Yellow Disc-florets /
Full Sun, Part Shade

May - November

Noxious weed which is not usually eaten by cattle.

12 x 12
(30 x 30)

Dark Green /
Moist

Evg Perennial /
Well-drained soil.

Pollen

Convallaria majalis
(Lily-of-the-Valley)

White /
Part Shade, Full Shade

Use as groundcover. All parts of the plant are highly poisonous

May - June

10 x 12
(30 x 25)

Dark green /
Moist

Rhizome (Bulb) /
Well-drained soil with 2 inch (5cms) of mown autumn leaves applied as a mulch each year in the autumn.

Pollen

Cotoneaster 'Simonsii'
(Himalayan Cotoneaster, Simon's Cotoneaster, Khasia Berry)

White /
Full Sun, Part Shade

May - June

84 x 48
(210 x 120)

Green foliage which turns red in the Autumn /
Dry, Moist

Semi-Evergreen Shrub /
Well-drained soil

Nectar

Crataegus monogyna (Hawthorn, Crataegus oxyacantha)

White single flowers but not double flower forms/
Full Sun

May - June

480 x 300
(1200 x 750)

Dark Green turns Yellow in Autumn /
Moist

Dec Tree /
Any soil

Nectar, Pollen *

Daucus carota (Wild Carrot)

White /
Full Sun.
It grows a rosette of leaves in the spring and summer while building up the stout taproot that stores large amounts of sugars for the plant to flower in the second year

June - August

Weed in America and in Canada

24 x 12
(60 x 30)
It can be grown on its own or as part of a meadow.

Mid-Green /
Dry fields

Seed available from Zhong Wei Horticultural Products Company in Yunnan, China for shipping to all countries in the world.

Biennial /
Well-drained Alkaline Sand or Chalk

Nectar. Bees also visit all flower-ing culti-vated carrots

Discaria serratifolia
 

Greenish-White /
Full Sun, but prefers Part Shade from light woodland

June -

Grows in Chile with sharp spines and may be covered in snow for 1-8 months

120 x 120
(300 x 300)

Mid Green /
Wet

Evg Shrub /
Marsh, bog, water course, or lake and river shores

Nectar

Gaultheria shallon
(Box Berry, Mountain Tea, Salal, Shallon)

Pinkish -White /
Part Shade

April - June

Native American plant

Available as seed from South Africa and shipped anywhere

48 x 60
(120 x 150)

Dark Green /
Moist

Evg Shrub /
Neutral to acid peaty soil - underplant in woodland for wildlife

Nectar

Gypsophila paniculata
(Baby's Breath)

White /
Full Sun.
Essential flower in every border and cottage garden in between Ligularias and Heucheras.

June - September

36 x 36
(90 x 90)

Grey-Green /
Dry, Moist

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Her Perennial /
Its natural habitat is on the Steppes in dry, sandy and stony places, often on calcareous soils (gypsophila = "chalk-loving").

Nectar is coll-ected from the single form and not from those with cultivars with double flowers like Bristol Fairy and Flamingo

Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris
(Climbing hydrangea)

White /
Part Shade of morning sun and afternoon shade.
Can also be grown as groundcover, perhaps on slopes.

May - July

600 x 200
(1500 x 500)

Mid-Green /
Moist

Dec Climber /
Well-drained sandy or chalky soil. It grows up trees and rock faces in its native Asian habitats, climbing by means of small aerial roots on the stems.

Nectar

Linum catharticum
(Purging Flax).

2.0% of Wildflowers in Cotswolds Meadow Seed Mix

White with Yellow centre /
Full Sun only. Frequent on grassy slopes.

June - September

Native UK plant.

12 x 6
(30 x 15)

Green /
Moist

Annual /
Well-drained humus-rich chalk soil - apply 4 inch depth (10 cms) of garden compost in Mid Spring

Nectar

Lithosper-mum arvense
(Corn Gromwell, Field Gromwell, Bastard Alkanet)

White /
Full Sun. Arable weed in Britain since the Bronze Age.

March - July

18 x 12
(45 x 30)

Narrow Dark Green /
Dry
 

Annual /
Well-drained chalky soil in Waste Ground, open fields, roadsides and railroads.

Nectar

Lonicera xylosteum
(Fly Honeysuckle, European Fly Honeysuckle, Dwarf Honeysuckle, Fly Woodbine)

Yellow - White /
Full Sun, Part Shade.

The red berries are dispersed by birds.

June - July

Native UK plant.

Classified as invasive and poisonous in Canada.

120 x 120
(300 x 300) with 18 inch (45 cms) spacing when used as a hedge.

Gray - Green /
Dry, Moist

May be imported into Australia

Dec Shrub /
Chalk or alkaline sand in woodland, hedgerows and scrub.

Nectar

Lycopus europaeus
(Gypsywort, Gipsywort, Bugleweed, European Bugleweed, Water Horehound, Ou Di Sun)

White with Red spots /
Full Sun, Part Shade.
It readily colonizes exposed mud and once established from seed spreads by means of rhizomes.

June - September

British native plant.

40 x
(100 x

Light Green /
Moist, Wet

Aquatic Perennial /
It is found growing on the banks of rivers, streams, lakes and ditches and in fens. Grows well in shallow water.

Nectar

Marrubium vulgare
(White Horehound, Common Horehound)

White /
Full Sun only. Companion plant for tomatoes. Can be used for flavouring honey, and cough candy.

June - November. Being highly unpalatable to livestock it persists in native vegetation that has been grazed.

20 x 20
(50 x 50)

Gray-Green /
Dry, Moist

Noxious weed in Australia.

Her Perennial /
Well-drained soil

Nectar

Menyanthes trifoliata (Bogbean, Boghop)

White /
Full Sun

Videos including bee feeding from bogbean flowers
 

May - July

12 x 12
(30 x 30)

Dark Green /
Wet

Aquatic Plant /
Grows in bogs, wetlands or pools

Pollen

Mespilus germanica
(Common Medlar)

White /
Full Sun
The fruits (medlars) are only eaten when they are bletted (over-ripe), and can be made into delicious preserves, medlar cheeses or jellies.

May - June
Mespilus germanica pomes are one of the few fruits that become edible in winter, making it an important tree for gardeners who wish to have fruit available all year round

200 x 160
(500 x 400)

180 inches (450 cms) spacing.

Dark Green becoming Golden-Yellow/ Brown in the Autumn /
Moist

Dec Tree /
Acid Sand.

Ideally planted in a warm location on slightly acidic well-drained soil, it will tolerate both heat and urban pollution.

Nectar, Pollen

Micromeria thymifolia
(Balkan Mint, Mountain Mint, Micromeria rupestris, Satureja thymifolia)

White
Full Sun

Use in the Rock Garden.

June - October

Growing in UNIVERSITY BOTANIC GARDENS LJUBLJANA (SLOVENIA).
Available as seed from South Africa.

24 x 18
(60 x 45)

Dark Green /
Dry

Evg Perennial Herb /
Well-drained soil in dry rocky places of the Balkan peninsula..

Nectar

Oxydendrum arboreum
(Sourwood, Titi, Andromeda arborea)

White /
Full Sun, Part Shade.

Grow it with rhododendrons and azaleas, or as a specimen. Sourwood honey is a highly prized local product.

June - July

Native American plant found on rocky wooded slopes in the Appalachian Mountains

240 x 120
(600 x 300)

Dark Green /
Moist

Dec under-storey Tree /
Well-drained acid soil. Apply 4 inch depth of mown autumn leaves as mulch each autumn to make rich soil.

 

Robinia pseudoacacia (Black Locust, False Acacia)

White /
Full Sun

May - July

840 x 240
(2100 x 600)

Dark Green /
Dry

Dec Tree /
Sand

Nectar

Rubus fruticosus (Blackberry with flowers followed by fruit on second year branches)

White or pale Pink /
 

June - October

160 x 12
(400 x 30)

Mid Green /
Moist
 

Perennial plants with Biennial stems /
Any soil
 

Nectar, Pollen
*

Rubus x logano-baccus
( Loganberry )

White /
Full Sun, Part Shade

4500 grammes (10 lbs) of edible loganberry fruit per plant per year, which besides being eaten raw can be made into jam and cheesecake

May - July

Also grow 1 plant per 12 x 12 inch (30 x 30cms) in width and depth of pot

Loganberry fruit should not be confused with Loganberry eggs from Loganberry Farm in America

72 x 12
(180 x 30) Space plants 72 inches (180 cms) apart in each row and rows 72 inches apart

Dark Green /
Moist

Perennial plants with Biennial stems /
Well-drained soil

Nectar

Stellaria media (Common Chickweed, Chickweed, Chickenwort, Craches, Maruns, Winterweed)

White /
Full Sun, Part Shade of Light Woodland. Chickweed grows, flowers and sets seed all year round. It flowers and sets seed at the same time.

January - December

Very nutritious, they can be added to salads whilst the cooked leaves can scarcely be distinguished from spring spinach

4 x 20
(10 x 50)

Food plant for caterpillars of many butterfly species

Dark Green /
Moist.
It does not survive in hot and dry conditions.

Annual / Grows almost anywhere, it is a common garden weed and is often eaten by chickens.

Nectar is only produced in sunny weather

Trifolium repens (White Clover)

White ages to pink or cream /
Full Sun

June - September

2-8 x 7
(5-20 x 18) (W)

Dark Green /
Moist

Her Perennial /
Any Alk

Nectar, Pollen
*

Vaccinium myrtillus (Black Whortleberry, Whinberry, Dyeberry, Huckleberry, Hurtleberry, Black Whortles, Trackleberry, Hurts, Bleaberry, Airelle)

Bell-shaped Ivory /
Full Sun, Part Shade

April - June

18 x 12
(45 x 30)

Dark Green becoming Red in the Autumn /
Moist
 

Dec Shrub /
Well-drained Acid loam soil of heaths, moors and woods

Nectar

Vaccinium vitis-idaea
(Mountain Cranberry, Lingonberry, Cowberry)

Pinky-White /
Part Shade from a forest canopy

May - June

6 x 12
(15 x 30) Spacing

Mid Green /
Moist

Evergreen Shrub /
Constantly moist Acid soil

Nectar

Vicia faba (Field Bean, Horse Bean)

White with Black spot /
Full Sun or Part Shade

May - August

39 x 6
(98 x 15)

Dark Green /
Moist

Annual /
Well-drained soil, but will grow in heavy clay soil.

Requires to use the holes made by bumble bees to get the nectar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The spacings (the distance between the plants) recommended above should enable the plants of the same genera to cover the ground in 2-3 years.

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1. Don’t use pesticides. Most pesticides are not selective. You are killing off the beneficial insects along with the pests. If you must use a pesticide, start with the least toxic one and follow the label instructions to the letter.

2. Use local native plants. Research suggests native plants are four times more attractive to native bees than exotic flowers. They are also usually well adapted to your growing conditions and can thrive with minimum attention. In gardens, heirloom varieties of herbs and perennials can also provide good foraging.

3. Choose several colours of flowers. Bees have good colour vision to help them find flowers and the nectar and pollen they offer. Flower colours that particularly attract bees are blue, purple, violet, white, and yellow.

4. Plant flowers in clumps. Flowers clustered into clumps of one species will attract more pollinators than individual plants scattered through the garden. Where space allows, make the clumps one metre or more in diameter.

5. Include flowers of different shapes. There are many different species of bees and they are all different sizes, have different tongue lengths, and will feed on different shaped flowers. Consequently, providing a range of flower shapes means more bees can benefit.

6. Have a diversity of plants flowering all season. Most bee species are generalists, feeding on a range of plants through their life cycle. By having several plant species flowering at once, and a sequence of plants flowering through spring, summer, and autumn, you can support a range of bee species that fly at different times of the season.

7. Plant where bees will visit. Bees favour sunny spots over shade and need some shelter from strong winds."

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Bee-Pollinated Bloom Plant Index.
The 264 bee-pollinated plants in this Index are in addition to the bee-pollinated plants shown as thumbnails in the pages of the 12 Flower Colours per month FROM the Colour Wheel below.

Click on the OOO in the Index below to link to those bee-pollinated plants of that flower colour in that month or any of
ACER (Deciduous/Evergreen Shrub/Tree) in March-April
CHAENOMELES SPECIOSA (Herbaceous Perennial) in March-May
CROCUS (Bulb) in September-April
CYDONIA OBLONGA (Deciduous Shrub) in April-June
DAFFODIL (Bulb) in December-May
DAHLIA (Bulb) in June-November
DUTCH HYACINTH (Bulb) in March-April
HEATHERS (Evergreen Shrub) in every month
HEDERA HELIX (Evergreen Climber) in September-November as last major source of nectar and pollen in the year
HELIANTHEMUM (Deciduous Shrub) in June-August - Pollen only collected when the flowers open during sunny weather
HELENIUM (Herbaceous Perennial) in June-October
HELLEBORUS (Herbaceous Perennial) in January-March
HEUCHERA (Evergreen Perennial) in May-September
HIBISCUS (Deciduous Shrub) in August-September
ILEX (Evergreen Tree) in May-June
LAVANDULA (Annual, Herbaceous Perennial or Shrub) in June-July
LAVATERA (Annual, Biennial, or Herbaceous Perennial) in May-August
LEPTOSIPHON (Annual) in June-August
MAGNOLIA GRANDIFLORA (Evergreen Tree) in August-September
MALVA SYLVESTRIS (Biennial) in June-Septemberr
MENTHA (Herb) in July-August
NEMOPHILA (Annual) in April-June
NIGELLA (Annual) in July-September
PHILADELPHUS species only with single flowers (Shrub) in June
POLEMONIUM (Herbaceous Perennial) in April-June
PRUNUS CERASIFERA (Deciduous Tree) in February-March
PRUNUS LAUROCERASUS (Evergreen Shrub) in April-June
PYRACANTHA COCCINEA (Evergreen Shrub) in May-June
ROSES (Deciduous Shrub/Climber) in June-October
RUBUS IDAEUS (Raspberry) (Soft Fruit) in May-June
SALVIA SUPERBA (Herbaceous Perennial) in June-September - no bee garden should be without this plant - for those plants.

Enumber indicates Empty Index Page.
Bottom row of Grey is Unusual or Multi-Coloured Flower Colour.

Jan

Feb

Mar

Apr

May

Jun

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

Nov

Dec

OOO E1.

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

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Blue

OOO

OOO
E11.

OOO
E12.

OOO E13.

OOO
E14.

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO
Mauve

OOO

OOO

OOO
E24.

OOO
E25.

OOO
E26.

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO
Purple

OOO
E34.

OOO
E35.

OOO
E36.

OOO
E37

OOO
E38

OOO

OOO
E40

OOO
E41

OOO
E42

OOO

OOO

OOO
Brown

OOO

OOO
E47

OOO
E48

OOO
E49

OOO
E50

OOO
E51

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO
Cream

OOO
E58

OOO
E59

OOO
E60

OOO
E61

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO
Green

OOO

OOO
E71

OOO
E72

OOO
E73

OOO
E74

OOO
E75

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO
E80

OOO
E81Orange

OOO
E82

OOO
E83

OOO
E84

OOO
E85

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO
Pink

OOO

OOO
E95

OOO
E96

OOO
E97

OOO
E98

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO
Red

OOO

OOO
E107

OOO
E108

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO
White

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO
Yellow

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO
E133

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO

OOO
Unusual

OOO

OOO
E143

OOO
E144

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Inner circle of Grey is 12 months of Unusual or Multi-Coloured Flower Colour

Bulb and Perennial Height from Text Border

Brown = 0-12 inches (0-30 cms)

Blue = 12-24 inches (30-60 cms)

Green = 24-36 inches (60-90 cms)

Red = 36-72 inches (90- 180 cms)

Black = 72+ inches (180+ cms)

Shrub Height from Text Border

Brown = 0-12 inches (0-30 cms)

Blue = 12-36 inches (30-90 cms)

Green = 36-60 inches (90- 150 cms)

Red = 60-120 inches (150- 300 cms)

Black = 120+ inches (300+ cms)

Tree Height from Text Border

Brown = 0-240 inches (0- 600 cms)

Blue = 240-480 inches (600- 1200 cms)

Green = 480+ inches (1200 + cms)

Red = Potted

Black = Use in Small Garden

Climber Height from Text Border

 

Blue = 0-36 inches (0-90 cms)

Green = 36-120 inches (90-300 cms)

Red = 120+ inches (300+ cms)

 

Bamboo, Bedding, Conifer, Fern, Grass, Herb, Rhododendron, Rose, Soft Fruit, Top Fruit, Vegetable and Wildflower Height from Text Border

Blue = 0-24 inches (0-60 cms)

Green = 24-72 inches (60- 180 cms)

Red = 72+ inches (180+ cms)

 

Plant Soil Moisture from Text Background

Wet Soil

Moist Soil

 

Dry Soil

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If a firm goes bust, pop goes your pension as reported in Moneyweek on 9 August 2013:-

"One of the most important changes to pension law ever has been made without anyone noticing, writes Bengt Saelensminde. The Supreme Court just ruled in favour of Lehman's and Nortel's administrators. This means that if a firm goes bust, pension obligations won't rank as a priority, they'll merge with all the other unsecured creditors. This overturns 150 years of precedent law. Bankers can now pump firms full of debt knowing pesky pensioners won't mess up the deal. Those affected probably don't have a clue. After all, a pension isn't something that will affect them until much later. Hopefully, your employer or ex-employer won't go bust. I', not willing to take that risk though; i'm moving my pension into something with my own name on it." For more from Bengt, sign up for his The Right Side email, free at www.the-right-side.co.uk.

 

Just to invigorate UK Citizens, Britain now owes more 1000 billion pounds and is adding 120 billion pounds to that each year. Since our country is now bust, perhaps the government could use the same ruling to stop State Pensions and thus return to not adding so much to the National Debt each year.

 

The UK government could also impose the following tax as reported in the Moneyweek of 9 August 2013:-

"Proving that idiocy has no bounds, Spain has issued a "royal decree" taxing sunlight gatherers, says Mike Shedlock. The state has threatened fines for those who illegally gather sunlight without paying the tax, which will be just high enough to ensure homeowners cannot gather and store solar energy more cheaply than state-sponsered providers. As reported in Spanish daily, El Pais, this amounts to privatising the sun. If you get caught "collecting photons of sunlight for your own use", you can be fined up to 30 million Euro. "If you were thinking the best energy option was to buy some solar panels that were down 80% in price, you can forget about it." See Global ecoconic analysis.blogspot.co.uk when you have removed the spaces in the website name.

This does raise money for the Spanish goverment because they can tax anyone who comes out of a dark room and gets the sun on any of their skin during the day - Spaniards can then sleep during the daylight hours and only come out at Night-time to get round the tax. This might not help the tourist trade, when tourists like to eat, shop etc during the day as well.

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