Designed and produced by hand in the UK our luxury Queen Bee Hive is the perfect addition to any garden. Beautifully crafted to house a full colony of British Bumblebees, which are provided as part of our offering, our wooden hive is made from FSC timber, has wooden legs to raise it from the ground, rear ventilation hole and is painted with bee safe and long lasting paint.
This truly unique offering comes with a Voucher, which can be redeemed in the spring of 2018 for a full colony of British Bumblebees (Bombus Terrestris) Each colony comes with a Queen, around 60-70 workers, eggs and a food supply of sugar water housed beneath the colony itself. Each colony is also treated with a B401 anti wax moth concentrate to protect them in their new home. The Beehive will be despatched straight away. Live Bee Vouchers can be redeemed from May 2018 through July, full and easy to follow instructions are provided with all orders.
Bumblebees are fantastic pollinators and are wonderful to observe at work in and around the garden. The colony itself requires no maintenance and is easy to put in place. The Queen Bee Hive is designed and built to last many years, the colony however has a life cycle of around 2-3 months depending on the surrounding environment. 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.
Queen Bee hives should be stored indoors during the winter to prevent excessive weather damage.
A one of a kind addition to any avid wildlife enthusiasts garden and a truly unique gift for the gardener that has it all.