The Bee Hyve is designed to provide a home for pollinating bees and beneficial insects in your garden.
Pollinating bees such as Mason Bees, Leafcutter Bees and Orchard Bees provide invaluable pollination services to mankind, pollinating flowers, fruit and vegetables. These bees are safe around children and pets as they do not live in colonies, nor do they have stores of honey to defend. They just go quietly about their business not disturbing anyone.
The drilled holes in the solid wooden Bee Hyve allows somewhere safe for the female solitary bee to lay her eggs, so her larvae can survive over-winter and emerge in Spring time as adult bees. It is fascinating to watch them filling the tubes during Spring / Early Summer. Different species of solitary bee ‘cap off’ the bee cells using mud (Mason Bees) or leaf segments (Leafcutter bees).
The Bee Hyve is beautifully constructed from FSC certified timber and the body is painted with a water-based seagreen paint. It is topped with a natural lapped wooden roof which keeps the house dry and protected.
The Bee Hyve can be hung using the hook on the back or stood firmly on a wall or ledge. Ideal height is between ground level and 1.5m in a sunny sheltered spot. The Bee Hyve should be orientated to get some morning and afternoon sun.
Dimensions: 10 × 21.5 × 17.5 cm
Order by 2pm for next working day delivery.
Free delivery on orders over £19.50 in our standard delivery areas *.
12.55kg Premium Sunflower Hearts also have free delivery.
We operate a same day despatch with DPD Next Working Day Delivery for orders received before 2pm Monday to Friday.
Friday orders after 2pm will be processed on Monday.
Please note: DPD cannot guarantee Next Day Delivery. DPD Next Day Delivery has a 99.8% success rate.
Orders under £19.50 (exluding Premium Sunflower Hearts) are £3.95 to standard delivery areas *.
Orders outside of the standard delivery areas are calculated by postcode and a price will be displayed in the checkout once a postcode has been entered.
DPD Saturday Deliveries (£5.95) will only be made on orders placed before 2pm on the previous Friday.
DPD Saturday Deliveries placed after 2pm on Friday will be shipped on a DPD Next Working Day delivery.
Safe place instructions must be left directly with DPD. We cannot guarantee safe place instructions will be seen by the courier unless left with DPD once you receive your delivery text or email.
Please allow 2 working days for delivery. If you have not received your order within 2 working days please contact us.
* For delivery information on: Scottish Highlands, Islands & Republic of Ireland please contact us.
We do not deliver on Sundays.
We do not deliver outside the UK.
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