Nesting Bees Build Onwards and Upwards at the Garlic Farm, Isle of Wight

Review the video and look for the leading edge and see how the cell shape is being created in the dark, purely by the sense of touch. The bees are working blind and moulding wax just like a potter would mould clay.

Wild Honey Comb
Working the wax to build honey comb

 

Open Day Meet the Bees
The flowers are mostly over now but this field was so beautiful back in June, see below.

 

 

 

 

 

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