Honey Bees BumbleBees eCards
Send honey bees or bumble bee charity ecards and achieve multiple goals with one single action; send a birthday, anniversary, thank you or other greetings via email instantly and help alleviate water poverty and the bees. We plant bee-friendly trees and other plants every month!
Bees ecard FAQ
What’s a bee ecard?
A bee ecard is a greeting ecard that you can send to your loved ones on various occasions: birthday, anniversary etc.
How do I send a bee ecard?
Select a bee ecard from the collection of bees and bumblebees ecards, personalise the selected ecard, enter your recipient email address and yours, press send and your message will be sent.
Will the recipient know that the ecard is from me ?
Yes, the recipient will know that you sent the ecard and donated the cost of printing a traditional card to a water charity.
When can I send a bee ecard?
You can send a Hope Spring bee ecard anytime. You can select an ecard to be sent instantly or schedule an ecard to be sent at a predetermined date.
Why send a Hope Spring bee ecard?
We offer a wide variety of thoughtfully and creatively crafted bee ecards, designed by artists who are passionate about alleviating water poverty.
Who can I send a bee ecard to?
You can send a bee ecard to a friend, family member, colleague or business associate who’s celebrating a birthday, anniversary or to express your gratitude for a kind gesture received.
20 fun facts about bees
- Honey bees produce honey and that makes them the only insects that produce food for human consumption.
- Honeybees recognise and remember human faces.
- Honey bees outnumber the residents of London in the summer months.
- Honey bees huddle together in a winter cluster in order to keep warm.
- The female bees in the hive, with the exception of the queen, are called worker bees.
- There are over 270 recorded bee species in Great Britain, some of them are honey bees.
- Male honey bees are called drones and they do not sting.
- Honey bees can be trained to detect illnesses in humans.
- It would take about 1 ounce of honey to fuel a bee’s flight around the world.
- A worker bee makes about half to one teaspoon of honey in its lifetime.
- Bees have five eyes.
- The queen honey bee is about twice the length of a worker.
- Honey bee is one of the most scientifically studied creatures after man.
- Bees have been producing honey for at least 150 million years.
- Every bee colony has its own distinct scent so that members can identify each other.
- Drones (male bees) have bigger eyes to help them find the Queen Bee.
- A bee produces a teaspoon of honey (about 5 grams) in her lifetime.
- A queen is the largest bee in the hive.
- A honeybee visits between 50 and 100 flowers during one collection flight from the hive.
- The science of beekeeping is called “apiculture”.