o shine a spotlight on the critical importance of bees and native pollinators to our ecosystems, biodiversity and food security, Beechworth Honey has partnered with Scout’s Garden for a flower and foliage take-over at the Beechworth Honey Shop in Beechworth.
Scout’s Garden is a micro flower farm on the outskirts of Beechworth. All flowers are
grown without pesticides and are 100% safe for bees, butterflies, birds and all pollinators.
Scout’s Garden is part of the global ‘slow flower movement’, which means they grow flowers as naturally and holistically as possible, working with the seasons and with Mother Nature.
‘We are thrilled to be working with Scout’s Garden to celebrate bees; our tiny superheroes that pollinate many of the foods that we enjoy.We hope people can join us to learn about bees and their role in healthy ecosystems and delight in the magnificence of flowers’, said Jodie Goldsworthy, Director of Beechworth Honey.
Honeybees collect essential stores of nectar for honey production and pollen to feed their brood from flowers. In doing so they spread pollen and pollinate the flowers which can then produce many of the fruits, vegetables and nuts we all enjoy. Two thirds of Australia’s agricultural production is dependent on bees and their pollination services.
The Beechworth Honey Shop will be blooming with seasonal flowers, and the lovely scent of eucalypts from Thursday May 20th to Sunday May 23rd. All flowers used will be locally or Australian grown in support of Australian flower growers.
Creation of the World Bee Day Flower Installation will be completed by 2pm on Wednesday May 19th. The Beechworth Honey Shop is located at 31 Ford St in Beechworth.