The ceramic bee nester (skep is a fully functioning nest for bumble bees. Originally made from straw or wicker, this ceramic construction is a modern interpretation of a centuries old design conceived to provide an attractive and functioning wildlife item suitable for any modern garden. Beautiful in its appearance, it can help provide a safe and dry nesting site for these beneficial garden pollinators. The skep may be used with, or without its base and accordingly is suitable for any paved/patio area or the garden/hedgerow. Use from February onwards. Locate the skep low, or on the ground in a sheltered position in dappled sunlight, under a hedge under a hedge or adjacent to a wall line is ideal. Ceramic construction gives dry, secure nesting. Bumble Bees are essential garden pollinators. Attractive design to enhance any patio, garden or wildlife area.
Dimensions: 19 x 21 x 21 cm