The original design, Solitary Bee Hive, made it even better with an opening lid to see inside! The bee nester is constructed in durable FSC-certified timber with additional stacking trays, which You can open for inspection and cleaning. Always a friend to the gardener; attracting solitary bees to the garden is safe and beneficial to pollinating flowers, fruit and vegetables.
The hole sizes of this habitat are precisely specified to attract non-swarming bees like the Red Mason Bee, Leafcutter Bee and other solitary bees. These friendly bees are industrious and safe around children and pets. The bees are naturally attracted to holes in wood, and the Wildlife World solitary beehive provides a habitat that has become harder to find in modern gardens.
Fascinating and great for education, you can carefully separate the beehive trays to view the formation of small cells where the eggs are laid or predators have been active.
- NEW FEATURE the roof section flips up to reveal a perspex-covered tray, allowing frequent, easy monitoring of bee nesting activity and larvae development
- Site in a sunny position facing between south to the south-east to catch some morning sun
- Mounting height between ground level and 1.5m
- No chemical treatments are needed as the habitat is made from durable FSC-certified timber
- You may inspect stacking trays after bee activity has ceased (Autumn/Winter)
- Protect full bee tubes with mesh to prevent predation by woodpeckers
Dimensions: 210 x 180 x 155 mm
Materials: FSC timber, Perspex
Colour: Natural pale timber
Special Features: Unique design enabling safe and non-invasive viewing
Garden Wildlife makes every effort to ensure that the goods you ordered get to you undamaged and in a timely fashion.
Please check the estimated delivery period for individual products on their respective website page and please feel free to contact us with any questions before ordering.
Currently dispatching on Tuesdays and Thursdays only.
- In the main season, orders placed by 11am on a working day are sent the next working day, excluding Friday (or the Thursday before Easter).
- During low season we will amend the days orders are shipped. The dispatch days are normally:
- March - Twice weekly Tuesday and Thursday
- April to Mid-August - 4 days per week Monday to Thursday
- Mid-August and September - Twice weekly Tuesday and Thursday
- October to February - Once per week on Tuesday
- Due to the volume of orders being handled, we are unlikely to be able to amend or cancel an order if it has already been picked and packaged. Once in this status, the order will be shipped and invoiced accordingly.
- Our couriers will leave orders in a cool shaded area if there is no one at the address provided, or with a neighbour if possible.
We aim to dispatch orders within 3 working days (Monday to Friday).
Some specialist products such as our larger insect houses, furniture and niche bird boxes are made to order and may have a lead time of 2-6 weeks.
We will always send you as much tracking information as possible regarding your order.
Our team is also available to contact at firstname.lastname@example.org should you need us.