Join in the Bee Garden Challenge!
Besides European Honey Bees, did you know there’s over 1600 species of Native Bees in Australia, and 20,000 species world wide?
You can probably count ten species in your own back yard!
You can help by creating a new garden that benefits bees
What to do…
- Start a new garden… Flower garden, Vege garden, Pots etc, What ever you like that will benefit Bees
- Take a before photo of the area so we can see how it looks before you started
- Take another photo of your garden when it’s at it’s best
- Post the two photos before December 14.
Post on the Native Bee Hives Facebook Page here: https://www.facebook.com/Native-Bee-Hives-786044761508635/
Email to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Good photos presented in an understandable way will help everyone understand what you have accomplished and increase your chances of winning.
- Provides resources for bees and other critters
- Convert unused area in to bee habitat
- Learn about bees and other pollinators in your area
- Great for your mental and physical health
- Excellent activity during COVID 19 restrictions
- Lots of prizes to be won
Starts July 1 – 2020
Ends December 14 – 2020
Get the prizes for Christmas.. Posting prizes within Australia only.
Want to donate prizes?
If anyone or businesses want to donate prizes, email email@example.com . General Bee or garden items only. Sorry we can’t give away a stingless bee hive, roof, stands etc as some Australian states don’t have stingless bees and we can’t send those items there.
3 Prize Packs!!! 1st / 2nd / 3rd
Thanks to these small businesses for their generous donations
Yet to be sorted… Each pack will be different as there are different items
- Native Bee Hives – Solitary Bee Observation Block
- Native Bee Hives – Australian Native Bee Ag Guide
- Sydney Stingless Bees – Childrens book “Lovely”
- Hive Haven – Stingless Bee Honey and Pollinator Seed mixes
- Sugarbag Bees – The Australian Native Bee Books
- Bee Yourself – Bee kids pack
- Wide Bay Stingless Bees – Beard butter, Lip Balm, Lip Scrub
- Bee Prepared – $100 Gift Voucher
- Spicers Hollow Native Bees – Stingless Bee stickers
- Meadow Flowers – Flower Seed Mix Packs
- Little Bees Secret Garden – Solitary Bee Hotel
- Krydasu – Pyrography Bee Wood Products
- Up On The Roof Top – Grow Pack
- Central Highland Native Bees – $50 plant voucher
- Beecroft Bees & Botanicals – Glass Mosaics – Blue Banded Bees
- Northside Native Bees – Native Bee signed print
- BeeAwareKids – Native Bee T Shirt
- MBarnett Designs – Enamel Pins and Gift Cards