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Bee Barn

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from £16.00

1 x Bee Barn
Delivered by 18th June 2021
2 x Bee Barn
Delivered by 18th June 2021
3 x Bee Barn
Delivered by 18th June 2021


By purchasing a bee barn you will give sanctuary and protection, to future generations of the UK's most lovely and helpful insects, plus your Bee Barn looks brilliantly rustic. Everyone knows bumble bees and honeybees, yet few are aware of another type of bee named the Solitary Bee. As this name suggests, solitary bees spend their lives alone, they have no sting, they have no queen to protect them, and they do not produce honey. As a result they are the gentlest of creatures with a very important role in nature because these bees are the unsurpassed masters of pollination. (One study in Arkansas in the USA stated these bees are responsible for the pollination of 80% of food crops and flowers in this one US state). Solitary bees need tubes to lay their eggs, to prevent wasps eating the pupae and this is where your Bee Barn comes in. Designed by entomologists, your Bee Barn offers the maximum protection for the developing young solitary bee. No need to worry about cleaning out each year either, as the female bee will do this before laying her eggs. You will find other useful insects such as Lacewings and Ladybirds also finding a home in your Bee Barn. Hang your Bee Barn in a south or south-east facing aspect to receive the morning sun.
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How hardy are your plants?

All plants have a guideline temperature for how well they will tolerate winter cold.

FH - Fully hardy - will withstand temperatures down to -15 C (5F) and often lower.
H - Hardy - are happy down to at least -5C (23F).
HH - Half hardy - can withstand down to around 0C (32F).
T - Tender - may be damaged by temperatures below 5C (41F)
WT Warm temperate can withstand temperatures between 5-10 C (41-50 F)
ST Sub Tropical are happy in temperatures between 10-15 C (50 59 F)
TR Tropical can withstand temperatures above 15 C (59 F)

Please remember that temperatures can vary significantly within quite a small area, and hardiness can be affected by soil, position and other factors.

If in doubt, please do feel free to give us a call on 01386 562 999.

We offer plants in a range of formats so what you receive varies from plant to plant. The images below show what you will receive for each format.
More information on how to care for each format can be found below.

We deliver to all of our customers within the UK including the Highlands and Islands for just £4.95 per order.

Your order will be confirmed by email and each item ordered will have an individual delivery date. Your items will arrive before the dates given unless Mother Nature lends a hand by providing unseasonable weather. On these rare occasions we would update you by email.

Items may be sent together, individually or a mix of the two depending on the individual delivery dates and our final quality inspection.

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