Biome Bee House

Biome

Our native bee house is a safe place for solitary Australian native bees to establish a home in your garden. Made in Brisbane from reused timber boxes and weed bamboo. Bees are the mystery helpers in our gardens and this bee house is perfect to raise their young.

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Each bee house is the same size as shown but may look different.

This year, we are very grateful to have our bee houses made by our local Indooroopilly Men's Shed from reused pallet boxes and weed bamboo cleared from around Brisbane.  Read more about the Men's Shed association below.

Australian native bees play an important role as key pollinators of native species. Native bees are more fragile than the introduced European honey bee and have suffered greatly from urban deofrestation.  But now, the Biome Bee House is here to help.

The card accompanying the bee house, features native bee illustrations by Brisbane artist Ingrid Bartkowiak. 

Native bees and wasps are the mystery helpers in our garden, most are solitary and with its many hollows and tiny nooks, this bee house is perfect for raising their young.

You might also like this book: The Australian Native Bee Boook by Tim Heard

We are not shipping this product to Tasmania due to biosecurity rules. 

Where to put your bee house?

Position your Biome Native Bee House (or Wild Bee Hotel) in a sheltered spot out of the hot midday sun (but still able to get morning sun) and also out of harsh rain or winds.  Hang under an eave or under a tree. Native bees are cold blooded and need the heat of the sun in the morning to warm up.  Face the bee house towards the morning sun. Keep other vegetation away from the entrances.  Native bees need a stable, safe environment and prefer not to compete with ants.

dimensions:

Approximtely H 19.5cm x W 20cm x D 11cm

about Indooroopilly Men's Shed:

The Indooroopilly Men's Shed is open to any men aged 18 years or older who would like to connect with other members of their community. They offer a wide range of activities, from woodwork and bike repair through to book club, computer use and discussion groups.  To get involved: www.mensshedindooroopilly.com  or  www.mensshed.org

Orders are taking 3 to 4 days to leave us due to the need to space out our team for safety.  Express is sent same or next day.  Australia Post is also taking longer than normal to deliver, including express is not always next day.  Take care everyone!

45 day returns: If you are not satisfied with a product that you ordered online*, you are welcome to return it to us within 45 days, unused and in a pristine saleable condition with the original packaging and we will refund your cost of goods - you can either post back to us or return to one of our stores.
*with the exception of skin and body care, makeup, food, and custom order items, which can not be returned for change of mind.

Standard: It is not the case at the moment, but normally our orders leave within 24 hours from Brisbane (Monday - Friday). Orders will arrive in 2 to 7 days depending on destination. Standard Australian shipping is free on orders over $75. Shipping for orders under $75 is $9.95, or $6.95 for delivery to SE Qld postcodes 4000-4299, 4500-4549.

Express: place orders by midday. Orders generally arrive next day if you are in the Australia Post Next Day Delivery network and subject to Australia Post fulfilling its guarantee. Only available for orders up to 4kg (excludes bulky/heavy items such as Bokashi bins, cleaning products and large size items to areas outside Brisbane unless you wish to pay the total Australia Post Express Post charge).

Click & Collect: simply choose your store pick up location at checkout and we will arrange for your order to be there within 3 to 4 working days (1 working day for Milton warehouse) for free. Please wait until you receive a telephone call/text to advise when your goods are ready to be collect.

International: Flat rate shipping from $15 for orders up to 2kg. We ship to NZ, USA, Canada, UK/Ireland, China, Europe (EU) and other countries. International orders are not subject to sales tax, so most prices are less 10% when purchased from overseas. The final cost of shipping is shown at checkout once you have added your delivery location.

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By on29 Dec. 2018 :
Title : Lovely
Comment : This is bigger and more solid than I was expecting. Bought as a gift for my MIL and she loves it!
(Biome Bee House)
By on20 May 2018 :
Title : Looks great
Comment : Love this little bee house, looks great up in our tree. I can't say it has actually attracted any bees however it has definitely made a home for someone, maybe a little spider
(Biome Bee House)
By on23 July 2018 :
Title : Cute!
Comment : Very happy with my purchase. It looks great in my garden. Hoping to get some bee visitors soon!
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