Designed to attract the solitary bees, a friendly species that do not swarm and are safe around people and pets.
Providing missing garden habitat in a hive that allows you to see the workings of these fascinating insects. The bees are naturally attracted to holes in wood and the Wildlife World solitary beehive provides habitat that has become harder to find in modern gardens.
Fascinating and great for education, the beehive is designed not only as a habitat, but to be easily dismantled to see the formation of small cells where the eggs are laid, or indeed where predators have been active. Always a friend to the gardener, attracting solitary bees to the garden is not only safe, but beneficial to pollination of flowers, fruit and vegetables. Siting: Site in a visible warm place ideally oriented to face between southeast and south and to catch some sun. It is helpful to have soil nearby, and food sources such as flowers, orchards and fruit.
Features: Interactive Educational Encourages beneficial solitary bees to the garden Long-lasting Manufactured from durable FSC timber Nb: Solitary bees will often roost in this product during periods of cold weather and overnight. The product should not be dismantled at these times. Each individual slat can be taken apart for cleaning and inspection by the wing nuts at the base. D 105mm x H 120mm x W 110mm, has 30 holes.