As we’ve mentioned before – we love to talk about this – we at Rose Media Group are proud sponsors of a beehive in Findon, West Sussex. And much as we love supporting our apian friends, we also love finding out what they’ve been up to. While we’ve been enjoying the summer sunshine and relaxing whenever we get the chance, our bees have been as busy as, er, bees.
In previous weeks, the queen will have been laying thousands of eggs, but as we reach July her output starts to decrease, and she can enjoy something approaching a well-earned rest. She doesn’t stop altogether, however. In most hives, the July population is at its peak, so our bees may even be struggling to find a little elbow room in their home. If you love honey, you’ll be pleased to know that production starts to increase now.
Most people are fully aware these days of the importance of the bee population. These wonderful creatures are responsible for providing us with so many foods, including the likes of mustard, onions, cabbage, broccoli, sprouts, grapes, lettuce and so much more. Here in the UK, we all need to do what we can to make sure their numbers are able to thrive.
How to help an exhausted bee
Sadly, tired bees are a common sight sometimes, but if you want to help them, you can. It’s never a good idea to try to force-feed a bee, though. One way to help is to provide a mixture of tap water and white granulated sugar. Just a small amount is needed, and if you can leave it close to the bee then so much the better. Bees can get increasingly tired these days, partly because their natural feeding areas are disappearing and they need to cover more ground to find pollen.
The sweet, syrup-like mixture you provide can give our furry friends the energy they need to recover. If you’ve ever done this in the past, pat yourself on the back for a job well done!
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