Nutgrove Bee Event

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

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