Bees and Bee Hives

Bees are probably our most important pollinating insect so why not introduce your own hive of Britain's native Buff-tailed bumblebees (Bombus terrestris audax).Bumblebees visit more flowers carry heavier loads and they use "buzz pollination" which helps pollinate a wider variety of plants. Bumblebee colonies are smaller are therefore easier to maintain and rarely become aggressive. Villas are also highly educational teaching children and adults about bees. It helps demonstrate how bees work and live.Supplied from early May to early July 2021.