Friday 21st May – Flowers On Friday Bee Day

#BeekeepersHour and #TweetersFlowerShow are joining forces to promote a bee themed #FlowersOnFriday

We are celebrating the joy that bees bring to the garden when they visit our flowers.

Your Host

Hosting today’s event will be Audrey Rose (@MrsARose1) who is the founder and host of the popular #FlowersOnFriday twitter hashtag. Her twitter account is (@flowersonfriday).

We will again be joined by popular Twitter gardeners who will offer tips and advice:

Allotmenteer and gardener Nikki (@NikkiGardener2) will be writing a blog on bee friendly gardening

Garden Designer Jonathan Norman (@JonNormanDesign) will be writing a blog on his favourite bee-friendly flowers that he grows in his garden

Award winning blogger Alison Levey (@papaver) will be providing post on bee and pollinator themed Jobs for the Weekend

Post your pictures and get the chance to win a prize

Please post pictures of bees on flowers to the #TweetersFlowerShow hashtag.

We will be awarding prizes for the best bee images of the day.

Today’s Judge

Judging today’s competition is our very own Kent dwelling garden lover Pete Wright who is known on Twitter by @WrightPeterJohn.


Peter won our Best in Show prize for his magnificent transformation of his garden

Among today’s prizes are

  • A pack Echium seeds from seed specialists Sædian
  • A large box (30m2) of Bees Mix wildflower seeds from @MeadowInGarden
  • Two jars of Black Dog Honey and a set of seed balls donated by fab Twitter beekeepers @BlackDogHoney

Beeswax & Cotton Food Wraps an eco-friendly replacement for cling film donated by Quantock Queen (@QuantockQueen)

  • Lavender & sandalwood hand balm and Peppermint lip balm donated by: Liverpool based Andrea from @B4Biodiversity

This fantastic hand-crafted bird box lovingly made by Jason Richards (@JRRushden)

  • A vintage style Garden Sign donated by Darren Lakin (@darrenlakin2)
  • Wildflower seeds and 2 lots of greeting cards as donated by Entomological artist ,illustrator and teacher Cath Hodsman (@CathHodsman)

Disclaimer: Prizes are only available to participants with UK residential addresses