Student Science: Less brilliant flowers still keep bees coming back

" research shows that bees prefer flowers that arent too flashy. Flowers give bees clues about how much food a plant has to offer. Those clues can be in the petals color, how much they shimmer or even in their electrical charge. All of these characteristics send signals to the bees, telling them whether to land or not. ..."

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The Association's apiary in North Shropshire


The Association maintains an apiary at an organic farm in North Shropshire. We hold regular meetings at the apiary during the summer, where members old and new can gain experience in handling bees.

Our Vision

visionWe encourage and develop
the art and science of bee keeping

visionWe strive to educate
Through group meetings, practical out apiary events and educational support 


The North Shropshire Beekeepers' Association - to encourage and develop the art and science of bee keeping