Save our bees!

Last week with tools in hand, me, Ticky and Di went out to place the 10 boxes we have received. In hope to find roaming bachelors wanting a new pad. Having no miniature estate agent to call it was up to us to think like a bee. We scrambled up rocks and climbed up trees hunting for the best locations. The boxes had to face north, which had me wondering If they weren’t perfect north would the bee shout to his friend ‘bad landing here Jeff let’s see what else is on the market.’  After finding their home, most boxes had to be secured by bits of broken wood and rope then finally covered with ash so the ants wouldn’t find the prime retail first. Luckily, we didn’t have to DIY on them all they ranged from having a veranda to simply being placed on top of a rock. As well as being excited about the on-tap honey, bee populations are rapidly decreasing. And simply, without them the world as we know it wouldn’t exist. Bees pollinate a third of our foods, and the smallest of creatures can cause the biggest of ripples. Men estimated 7years of life without them. So, while we go about our day, thinking we are on the top of the ladder, purchase that honey. Be grateful and aware that were not so big, were simply a part of a huge web and we owe so much to those fuzzy black and yellow’s flying around our gardens.