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£149.99
Bumblebee Villa and colony

Bumblebee Villa and colony

Want better pollination for all your garden fruit & vegetables ........ then why not invest in a bumblebee hive! Good pollination will improve both the yield and the quality of crops. The native British Bumblebee, Bombus terrestris Audax, is a far more efficient pollinator than the honey bee, being prepared to fly in cool, windy or damp conditions.

They are docile and will only sting if severely aggravated, and are routinely used commercially for the pollination of many fruit and vegetable crops.

Our Bumblebee Villa is handmade in the UK from FSC timber, with wooden legs to raise it off the ground, rear ventilation hole and a detachable wooden roof with grey, rough felt finish for weather protection. It comes complete with a large bumblebee hive colony that consists of a queen, 50-60 workers, eggs, sugar water food supply and a small amount of pollen to help the bees during their transportation. Height 33cm (13"); Width 39cm (15½"); Length/Depth 34.5cm (13½").

At the end of the summer, the bumblebees will die off. However new queens will be produced that will create colonies of their own in the local environment. And next year you can simply order a new colony to populate your Villa.
 

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Why not invest in a bumblebee hive!

Want better pollination for all your garden fruit & vegetables ........ then why not invest in a bumblebee hive! Good pollination will improve both the yield and the quality of crops. The native British Bumblebee, Bombus terrestris Audax, is a far more efficient pollinator than the honey bee, being prepared to fly in cool, windy or damp conditions.

They are docile and will only sting if severely aggravated, and are routinely used commercially for the pollination of many fruit and vegetable crops.

Our Bumblebee Villa is handmade in the UK from FSC timber, with wooden legs to raise it off the ground, rear ventilation hole and a detachable wooden roof with grey, rough felt finish for weather protection. It comes complete with a large bumblebee hive colony that consists of a queen, 50-60 workers, eggs, sugar water food supply and a small amount of pollen to help the bees during their transportation. Height 33cm (13"); Width 39cm (15½"); Length/Depth 34.5cm (13½").

At the end of the summer, the bumblebees will die off. However new queens will be produced that will create colonies of their own in the local environment. And next year you can simply order a new colony to populate your Villa.
 

Resistance to Disease:False

Seeds:False

Bulbs:False

Shrubs:False

Tree:False

Plants:False

Aftercare - Easy:False

Aftercare - Moderate:False

Aftercare - High:False

Scented:False

Cut Flower:False

Edible Flower:False

Organic:False

Good For Dried Flowers:False

Drought Resistant:False

RHS Award of Garden Merit:False

Vegetables recommended by the NIAB:False

Award Winners in Fleuroselect Trials:False

Likes Acidic Soil:False

Containers:False

Hanging Baskets:False

Beds & Borders:False

Rockeries:False

Climbers:False

Greenhouse, Glass House or Home:False

Prefers Full Sun:False

Grows in Sun or Partial Shade:False

Grows in Sun or Shade:False

Partial or Full Shade:False

Shade:False

F1 Variety:False

Hardy Annual:False

Half Hardy Annual:False

Greenhouse Annual:False

Hardy Biennial:False

Greenhouse Biennial:False

Hardy Perennial:False

Tender Perennial:False

Half Hardy Perennial:False

Greenhouse Perennial:False

Shrub:False

Butterflies:False

Birds:False

Bees:False

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