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WHAT? WHY? WHERE HAVE ALL THE BEES COME FROM So I’ve been interested in ALL things bees and conser

WHAT? WHY? WHERE HAVE ALL THE BEES COME FROM So I’ve been interested in ALL things bees and conservation for about four years now. They are SO fascinating and how their lives di...

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Happy Wednesday 🐝 We’re all stocked up again on Pollinator Beebom’s and we have some brand ne

Happy Wednesday 🐝 We’re all stocked up again on Pollinator Beebom’s and we have some brand new Pollinator Power Gift Boxes too which come with 4 beeboms wrapped up to make t...

This Erysimum ‘Bowles Mauve’ has been a hero in our garden this year! - I wasn’t the biggest f

This Erysimum ‘Bowles Mauve’ has been a hero in our garden this year! - I wasn’t the biggest fan of this evergreen perennial, when it first flowered in the spring, but it has...

Back in stock! Handmade, natural and Vegan. These lovely bar soaps are perfect (useful) stocking fil

Back in stock! Handmade, natural and Vegan. These lovely bar soaps are perfect (useful) stocking fillers. They are also beautifully scented. - They are also great for your own home...

A CRACKING CONSERVATION CHRISTMAS GIVE AWAY!!!! To celebrate Christmas and to show our support for o

A CRACKING CONSERVATION CHRISTMAS GIVE AWAY!!!! To celebrate Christmas and to show our support for our vitally important declining bee population, we have teamed up to offer you a ...

A CRACKING CONSERVATION CHRISTMAS GIVE AWAY!!!! To celebrate Christmas and to show our support for o

A CRACKING CONSERVATION CHRISTMAS GIVE AWAY!!!! To celebrate Christmas and to show our support for our vitally important declining bee population, we have teamed up to offer you a ...

A cracking conservation give away!!! To celebrate Christmas and to show support for our vitally impo

A cracking conservation give away!!! To celebrate Christmas and to show support for our vitally important declining bee population, we have teamed up to offer you a fantastic bundl...

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Eeekk a super bee; if only. I kept having reoccurring dreams about three years ago about the bumbleb

Eeekk a super bee; if only. I kept having reoccurring dreams about three years ago about the bumblebees going extinct. I was really anxious about this so I joined the amazing Bumbl...

Happy Friday! 🐝 This year we’ve decided to do something a little different for “Black Friday

Happy Friday! 🐝 This year we’ve decided to do something a little different for “Black Friday”...instead of offering a discount, we will be donating 10% of the sales totals...

Buff tailed bumblebees are the most common species you are likely to see still visiting flowers now

Buff tailed bumblebees are the most common species you are likely to see still visiting flowers now in the UK, this is because they are trivoltine, meaning they now have three nest...

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The numbers of bumblebees and solitary bees has declined rapidly since the 1940's and several specie

The numbers of bumblebees and solitary bees has declined rapidly since the 1940's and several species are now extinct. Without the tireless work of our bees and other pollinating i...

Creepy, crawly, slimy, freaky, buzzy, fascinating, amazing.... Insects are essential for healthy eco

Creepy, crawly, slimy, freaky, buzzy, fascinating, amazing.... Insects are essential for healthy ecosystems and human wellbeing yet evidence is showing they are undergoing catastro...

Happy Friday! 🐝 We thought this sunny bumblebee photo would brighten up a rainy evening ☔️ th

Happy Friday! 🐝 We thought this sunny bumblebee photo would brighten up a rainy evening ☔️ this is a brown-banded carder bee, one of the UK’s rarest! 🐝 Photo by Dave Cl...

Bee Merry 🎄🐝 ✨ We’ve added our brand new bee baubles to the store! White ceramic with a be

Bee Merry 🎄🐝 ✨ We’ve added our brand new bee baubles to the store! White ceramic with a bee merry slogan in gold, finished with a cute bee charm & twine to hang on your t...

I was lucky enough to visit the Braunton Burrows this summer which is a sand dune system in North De

I was lucky enough to visit the Braunton Burrows this summer which is a sand dune system in North Devon, which like Kent also has a population of brown banded carder bees and an ab...

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Rusty-patch bumblebees are now endangered in Ontario&Quebec, Canada as well as the Midwestern United

Rusty-patch bumblebees are now endangered in Ontario&Quebec, Canada as well as the Midwestern United States. I completed this piece ‘Phenology’ using watercolours made by Beam ...

Oh hello beautiful new fabric! 🐝 This soft mint cotton is adorned with multi coloured bees and av

Oh hello beautiful new fabric! 🐝 This soft mint cotton is adorned with multi coloured bees and available in make up bags, pencil cases and eye masks! Gift sets are now live on ...

I will be signing the last 8 prints of Bernard next week so let me know if you would like one before

I will be signing the last 8 prints of Bernard next week so let me know if you would like one before they go into galleries or shops. Once these are signed that will be the last of...

In Chekhov's masterpiece, Uncle Vanya, the weary inhabitants of an isolated country household plunge

In Chekhov's masterpiece, Uncle Vanya, the weary inhabitants of an isolated country household plunge head over heels in lust when a beautiful stranger arrives. As the head of the h...

Unlike the workers, male bumblebees do not collect pollen to bring back to the nest. The pollen grai

Unlike the workers, male bumblebees do not collect pollen to bring back to the nest. The pollen grains that 'accidentally' attach to the hairs of males when they visit a flower are...

Male bumblebees tend to be fluffier and forage more slowly than the female workers but male Ruderal

Male bumblebees tend to be fluffier and forage more slowly than the female workers but male Ruderal bumblebees are an exception. Their shorter, neater hair is one of the features t...

Happy Wednesday! 🐝 We’re all stocked up on wildflower seed cards including our popular Christma

Happy Wednesday! 🐝 We’re all stocked up on wildflower seed cards including our popular Christmas cards! 🎄 May your Christmas Bee Merry & Bright, Merry Christmas & Hap-bee C...

I recently had a custom order for some bee placemats to match the coasters! If you would like someth

I recently had a custom order for some bee placemats to match the coasters! If you would like something different made from the same fabric as the listing please just ask! Some tim...

I made this bee and flower piece when I was feeling anger and frustration about the use of neonicoti

I made this bee and flower piece when I was feeling anger and frustration about the use of neonicotinoids. I always think it helps to write about the things you care about and this...

Happy Monday! 🐝 We’re taking some photos today of some festive products that’ll be live on th

Happy Monday! 🐝 We’re taking some photos today of some festive products that’ll be live on the website in the next few days! Take a guess in the comments what you think they...

Don’t forget that I’m currently offering free personalisation on any of my make up bags. Great f

Don’t forget that I’m currently offering free personalisation on any of my make up bags. Great for that extra touch for a Christmas present would be the recipients initial on t...

The bumblebee tote is lined with yellow cotton and has pockets 😍 perfect for the little bits and

The bumblebee tote is lined with yellow cotton and has pockets 😍 perfect for the little bits and bobs that get lost in the bottom of your bag! Link in bio🐝...

Happy Saturday! 🐝 As we’re into November, it’s time for our October box reveal 🍂 last mont

Happy Saturday! 🐝 As we’re into November, it’s time for our October box reveal 🍂 last months box featured 4 cosy, autumnal products ready for the colder months: 🛀🏼 ...

The weight that nature carry’s upon its wings. 💭 Help protect the creatures that bring us our f

The weight that nature carry’s upon its wings. 💭 Help protect the creatures that bring us our flowers and food. . . . . 🍃🍂🍃🍂🍃🍂🍃🐝🍃🍂🍃🍂🍃 . ...

Please leave behind this spring gardens till next spring clean up. 🍁 Bees and other creatures , c

Please leave behind this spring gardens till next spring clean up. 🍁 Bees and other creatures , can find shelter so please leave the leaves 🍂 . . . . 🍂🍁🍂🍁🍂🐝...

Buff tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris). One of the most abundant bumblebee species in Europe, com

Buff tailed bumblebee (Bombus terrestris). One of the most abundant bumblebee species in Europe, commonly used in greenhouse pollination. This species is invasive to several region...

Happy Saturday! 🐝 We had a few wholesale orders delivered yesterday so we’re now fully stocked

Happy Saturday! 🐝 We had a few wholesale orders delivered yesterday so we’re now fully stocked up on Mosney Mill mugs, jugs, tea towels and oven gloves as well as Beespoke of ...

The bumblebee is a productive pollinator for spring-through-fall gardens and flowers. Their buzz pol

The bumblebee is a productive pollinator for spring-through-fall gardens and flowers. Their buzz pollination is a huge asset for pollinating flowers that are problematic for other ...

One of the bees commonly seen using bee hotels in garden environments, Wood-carving leafcutter bees

One of the bees commonly seen using bee hotels in garden environments, Wood-carving leafcutter bees get their common name from their habit of chewing wood cavities to modify their ...

Nature is in our hands 🖐 🐝 🤚 🍂 We can add to her beauty and protect her by planting flow

Nature is in our hands 🖐 🐝 🤚 🍂 We can add to her beauty and protect her by planting flowering trees and planting pollinator friendly gardens🌻 💭 In turn she will ...

PHOTO CHALLENGE!! I love bulbs! When everything in the garden and out in the wild is starting to win

PHOTO CHALLENGE!! I love bulbs! When everything in the garden and out in the wild is starting to wind down, bulbs let you plan and dream about the spring to come. They are even mo...

Did you know scabious flowers produce pale pink pollen seen covering this bumblebee's face?!?! I saw

Did you know scabious flowers produce pale pink pollen seen covering this bumblebee's face?!?! I saw this buff tailed bumblebee during a lunch break back in the summer on an office...


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Honeybee hard at work. These guys went crazy for the hawthorn bush flowers at the end of the garden.

Honeybee hard at work. These guys went crazy for the hawthorn bush flowers at the end of the garden. I always thought all bees died if they used their stinger but apparently this o...

White-tailed bumblebee on Cirsium rivulare atropurpureum (while a blackbird sings). For a plant that

White-tailed bumblebee on Cirsium rivulare atropurpureum (while a blackbird sings). For a plant that adds gorgeous colour and height, has a long lasting flowering season and a wond...