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Bumblebees and Bee Seeds

Bumblebees are excellent pollinators of shrubs, trees, garden flowers and vegetables and are very important to the garden's natural balance. These Bumblebee Houses provide bumble bees with ideal sites to lay eggs. Siting these houses in your garden will increase bee numbers leading to better pollination of flowers etc.  Also available between April and August are the LIVE colonies of Beepol Bumblebees - why not have NATIVE UK bumblebees delivered straight to your door!

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  1. Ceramic Bumblebee Nester
    £19.99

    This best selling Ceramic Bumblebee Nester is an attractive, ceramic bumblebee / mammal habitat made from frost resistant, hi- fired ceramic and is shaped like a traditional bee skep. The Ceramic Bumblebee Nester provides a dry and ventilated home for bumblebees that looks good in the garden and being frost-resistent it can be left in position all year round. The Ceramic Bumblebee Nester includes natural nesting material and instructions for siting and use. Dimensions - H 18cm x W 19cm x D 19cm.

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  2. Bumble Bee and Mammal Nester
    £34.99

    The Bumble Bee and Mammal Nester is made from FSC certified timber and recycled plastic and is finished in bright attractive colours, which have been shown to attract queen bumble bees. It comes complete with a landing platform and an overhanging roof that can be opened, so you can observe the colony. It also has vent holes in rear of box to prevent condensation. Comes with chopped meadow hay nesting material included. H 14.5cm x W 32cm x D 24cm.

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  3. Green Gardener Bumblebee Box
    £85.00

    This Green Gardener Bumblebee Box contains a LIVE colony of NATIVE BRITISH Bobus Terrestris Audax Bumblebees.  Bumblebees are very effective pollinators of fruit, vegetables, flowers and herbs, so positioning a LIVE colony in your garden will boost their numbers, ensuring good pollination of your plants. Each Bumblebee box contains an established colony containing a queen and workers and a supply of nectar to sustain them while they get established. These Bumblebee Boxes are NOT weatherproof, so they need to be undercover i.e. in a shed / greenhouse or place inside one of our specially designed wooden houses. Delivered by courier (see courier restrictions below), please allow 7-10 days for delivery and are available between April and September - pre-order now for dispatch w/c 6th April or select your own LATER dispatch date below.

    N.B. If you have a Beepol Villa, these boxes will NOT fit inside (they are a different shape), so please call 01394 420922 for details of the Beepol Refills. 

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  4. Wooden Bumblebee Shelter
    £99.00

    This Wooden Bumblebee Shelter has been designed to house the Green Gardener Bumblebee Box. The bumblebee box is NOT weatherproof, so placing it inside one of these sturdy wooden shelters protects the colony from wind and rain and allows you to position it where it will do the most good or look the best in your garden. Made from weatherproof plywood it has a flat roof and comes complete with a Green Gardener Bumblebee BoxDelivered with the bees, simply open the nectar supply and the trap door and position in a sheltered spot ideally where it gets the morning sun. Designed to be re-usable, each year a new colony can be purchased separately and the shelter re-used. Delivered by courier (see courier restrictions below), please allow 7-10 days for delivery. SOLD OUT

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  5. Deluxe Bumblebee Shelter
    £139.00

    This Deluxe Bumblebee Shelter has been designed to house the Green Gardener Bumblebee Box. The bumblebee box is NOT weatherproof, so placing it inside one of these sturdy wooden shelters protects the colony from wind and rain and allows you to position it where it will do the most good or look the best in your garden. Made from weatherproof plywood it has a apex roof covered in roofing felt for added weather protection and comes complete with a Green Gardener Bumblebee BoxDelivered with the bees, simply open the nectar supply and the trap door and position in a sheltered spot ideally where it gets the morning sun. Designed to be re-usable, each year a new colony can be purchased separately and the shelter re-used. Dimensions are 32.5cm deep x 27.5cm wide x 31cm high (to the peak of the roof). Delivered by courier (see courier restrictions below), please allow 7-10 days for delivery. SOLD OUT.

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  6. Butterfly, Bee and Bug Wildflower Seeds

    This Butterfly, Bee and Bug Wilflower Seed Mixture contain seeds from UK native wild flowers that have been specially chosen as they have been shown to attract butterflies, bees and bugs. This seed mix also contains a soil conditioner and mycorrhizal fungi designed to maximise the chances of good germination and strong early growth. Butterfly, Bee and Bug Wilflower Seed Mixture are supplied ready to sow in 3m2 or 10m2 pouches. 10m IS OUT OF STOCK.

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  7. Bee Field Guide
    £6.95

    There are over 250 species of bee in the British Isles. This attractive, laminated, double-sided Bee Field Guide has pictures and descriptions of the 28 most common species of Bumble Bee and Solitary Bee found in UK gardens. Use this guide to help you identify the ones in your garden. It also contains details of the bees life-cycle, how to identify them, their behavior PLUS details of how to make your garden more bee friendly.

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  8. Bumble and Solitary Bee Giftbox
    £54.99

    Packed with TWO of our best-selling bee houses, this Solitary and Bumblebee Giftbox contains seperate houses for soiltary bees and bumblebees - positioning these houses will help attract bees into your garden and it makes a unique and interesting gift. Delivered by next day courier in a plain white box ready for wrapping, this giftbox contains a Ceramic Bumblebee Nester, a Solitary Beehive PLUS Bee Field Guide, 3m pack of Bee Attracting Wildflower Seeds and 5 bee shaped chocolatesContents normally £64.96 Price £54.99 saving £9.97. SOLD OUT.

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