Nutgrove Bee Event on Saturday 20th August!
Come along and meet our bees at Nutgrove!
We will also have face painting and balloon modelling. A great day for all the family!
Want to learn more about our bees?
Who is in the hive? - At this time of the year there are approximately 50,000 honey bees buzzing about living in the hive.
- 800 - 1000 Drones ( Male Workers) 40,000 female workers and One queen Bee
- They are busy at the moment collecting pollen and nectar, bringing it back to the hive and building up their honey stores for winter.
- Bees are crucial for agriculture, food production and the economy.
- To help our little pollinators, please try and plant pollinator friendly plants in your garden or pledge a pot for pollinators on your balcony!
Fun Facts on honeybees:
- Bees have 5 eyes
- Bees are insects so they have 6 legs
- Bees fly about 20MPH
- Bees have 2 pairs of wings