Bumblebees are fuzzy, flying insects that are known for their important role in pollinating plants. They are found in many parts of the world and are especially important in temperate regions like Europe and North America.
Bumblebees are larger and hairier than other bees, and they have a unique ability to "buzz" their wings to generate heat, which allows them to fly in cooler temperatures.
One of the most important roles of bumblebees is pollination. They transfer pollen from flower to flower as they collect nectar, which allows plants to produce fruit and seeds. In fact, many crops like tomatoes, blueberries, and strawberries rely on bumblebees for pollination.
Unfortunately, bumblebee populations are declining in many parts of the world due to habitat loss, pesticide use, and other factors. However, there are steps that we can take to protect these important pollinators, such as planting bee-friendly flowers and reducing our use of pesticides.
Bumblebees are fascinating and important insects that play a critical role in our ecosystems. They are essential for pollinating many of our favorite foods and are a valuable part of our natural world.
Materials: cotton and cellulose. Size: approx. 17 x 20 cm. Hole for hanging. Machine washable at any temperature; can be boiled. Boiling renders the dishcloth bacteria free. Compostable.