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solitary_bee_hive2Bees are wonderful creatures which we simply couldn’t live without they collect nectar from thousands of flowers in return pollinating them, much of our food either grown on a large scale or in the back garden needs Bees to pollinate their flowers to produce their crops: Tree fruits – Apples, Pears, Plums etc, Soft Fruits – Blackcurrants, Raspberries, Strawberries etc and Vegetables – Tomatoes, Peppers, Beans, Courgettes – plants that are not pollinated will not produce a crop.

Unfortunately Bees need our help and fast, in recent years the Honey Bee population has dropped by 30%, I cannot imagine a garden without that familiar buzz.There are a number of possible factors for the decline of our Bees: – Loss of Habitat, Shortage of Food, Pesticides and Disease.

How To Enter:

‘Bee’ creative and design a poster with the heading ‘Bee kind to Bees’ or ‘Bee’ artistic and draw a picture of a Bee in your garden.

Send your drawing to us with the entry form below before the closing date of 30thJune 2013 and our favourite will win.

Sorry we are unable to return any entries (maximum size A4). Full details and competition entry forms can be found by clicking here.

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