Queen Bee (Seagrass) with Voucher for Live Bees

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Price: £195.00

To celebrate the Queens 90th birthday year in 2016, we  launched the Queen Bee range of Beepol bumblebee hives. A limited edition created to mark this unique time. The Queen Bee hive makes a beautiful and fascinating addition to any garden.

  • Made in Britain to a British design

  • Designed to house our large Beepol colony of native UK bumblebees

  • Beautifully crafted

  • Painted with a weather resistant seagrass colour paint

  • Voucher to return during our bumblebees season (May- July 2018) for a live colony of bees

  • Each colony has a queen , workers, eggs and sugar water food supply

  • Ventilation hole

  • Easy release system

  • Maintenance free

The voucher that comes with the Queen Beehive is valid for a large Beepol colony that is supplied with the Queen bee hive contains a queen, about 60-70 workers, eggs and a food supply of sugar water underneath the colony. This is capped when we send out with our courier to avoid spillage. The cap is removed on receipt by the customer [ easy process while bees are still contained in the colony ]. The colony is also treated with a natural product to help reduce wax moth attack, which is a natural predator of bees in the wild.

Bumblebees are delivered between May and July every year, so the voucher needs to be returned before or during the delivery season.

Bumblebees are fantastic pollinating insects and great to observe at work in your garden. The live colony requires no maintenance and has an easy release system. The colony needs replacing each year, as the bumblebee life cycle is quite short compared to honeybees. The Queen Bee hives are designed to last for many years and can have new colonies added to them each year.

Enjoy the sight and sound of bumblebees in the garden with the stunning Seagrass Queen Bee hive and voucher, a great way to celebrate the Queens birthday and reign and give a unique present all year round.

Don't forget to add some B401 to your order, for extra Wax Moth protection.

Due to transport restrictions we are unable to deliver bees to Northern Ireland/ Scottish offshore islands/ Channel Islands

Northern Scotland postcodes  and the Isle of Wight will require an extra delivery payment of £15.00 for Beepol products to be delivered. ( courier charges for certain areas) Dragonfli will contact any customers in these postcodes, by phone of email to take the extra payment. All postcodes affected are under delivery info  found at the bottom of this page.





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Gifts for the gardener that has it all..

This season we have prepared a number of unique bee gifts, letting you treat yourself, or a loved one, to one of these wonderful garden additions, all delivered in time for Christmas.

Our customer favourite Beepol Villa with live colony is available for delivery before christmas, this comes with a voucher for live bees delivered next spring.

We are also happy to announce the return of our Solitary bee nester kit with live solitary bee cocoons delivered in the spring, there are only 50 of these exclusive gifts available so snap them up quickly!

Already have a Beepol villa or Queen Bee hive? Receive a gift wrapped Large Hive voucher ready to take delivery of your colony next year.




Red Mite Season

The warmer temperatures are perfect for Red Mite ( Chicken Mite) to increase in numbers.

ANDROLIS is the name of the product for controlling red mite and northern fowl mite on all birds.

It contains predatory mites that feed on red mite. They kill all stages of the parasites from egg to adult.

Red bird mite [ Dermanyssus gallinae ] causes significant stress to infected birds and anemia, which  sometimes leads to death. Birds show signs of nervousness and even cannibalism.

Chickens/ hens  and other birds infected with Red Mite also see a drop in egg laying.

ANDROLIS is easy to use and is 100% safe to the birds, the environment and humans.

Androlis is available in 4 sizes     M, L, XLXXL