Self Sufficient Living

Swarm Collection 01752 516619

During the summer I have swarms of bees for sale £95 Ply 516619

City Bees want to promote bees and beekeeping. Bees are under threat from mites, herbicides and pesticides & Sudden Colony Collapse. To encourage more people to get involved and support our bees we have launched an adopt a hive project. Designed for individuals, families, schools organisations and businesses to 'adopt' a hive in one of our apiary sites from as little as £30 per year or you can have a hive in your own garden, school or workplace for £495* Terms &Conditions apply

Bees Disappearing

All sponsor choices include a hive adoption certificate, 3 news letters about your hive/s during the spring, summer, autumn and winter, by email (or a hard copy if you prefer). Also included is an optional supervised inspection visit to your hive, to see the bees working. (protective clothing provided, own Wellingtons required) Available on sponsorship 2 and above Please note a hive in your garden is subject to finding a safe for people, secure and suitable location. It is also good to first talk to your neighbours.

Gift vouchers available.

Hive & Flying Bees

You can 'Adopt a Hive' in one of our local Plymouth apiary sites, this will help us to continue to rescue swarms of bees and give them a permenant home, help with hive and maintenance costs and keep bees free from pests. Primrose Hive adoption will help us to look after a hive in our apiary for a year, youwill receive 4 news letters via email or post and 2 lbs of honey £30 Bluebell Hive adoption will help us to look after a hive in our apiary, you will receive 4 news letters via email or post and 3 lbs of honey and an optional apiary site visit for 2 people £50 Rose Hive adoption will help to look after a hive in our apiary, you will receive 4 news letters via email or post and 5 lbs of honey and an optional apiary site visit for 2 people £100 Honeysuckle Hive adoption will help to look after a hive in your garden for 12 months (subject to suitablity please ring first), plus 2 supervised hive inspection visits for 2 people( optional) and 4 news letters via email or post and 10 lbs of honey. £495 (honey extraction in your own home by arrangement)

Marked Queen
Primrose

Primrose Hive

Adoption £30

Bluebell

All our hives are Westcountry made from sustainably grown, red cedar and are British 'national' hives with either flat or gabled roofs. Other types available on request. Please note hives have to be checked every 8 -10 days for 7 months from the begining of March to the end of September, weather dependant. and then during the autumn and winter for feeding and varroa mite control.

Rose
Bees & Brood

Rose Hive
Adoption £100

Honeysuckle

Please note if sponsoring a hive/s in your own garden it is subject to finding a safe, secure and suitable location. For more information or to order a personalised gift voucher please ring Plymouth 01752 516619 or email

Please note if possible honey needs to be collected if you live locally, otherwise postage can be arranged typical P+P costs for 2lbs of honey £3-00 uk mainland only