Subtitles section Play video Print subtitles I am awake. Pollination is very important because it helps plants, flowers and food crops to grow so that we have lots of lovely things to eat. One in every three spoonfuls of our food started off. His crops, pollinated by bees and other insects on foods such as tomatoes, ober, jeans, blueberries and cranberries, all rely on bumble bees. So how does it work? Well, when it be lands on the flower to feed and suck up nectar or gather pollen, extra pollen sticks to the hairs on its body. When the bee flies to the next flower, the extra pollen from the bumble bee's body sticks to the new flower on. This is called pollination. When the pollen reaches the right parts of the new flower, it turns the flower into a fruit that contains seeds from which new plants congrats. Oh, farms all over the world rely on bumble bees to spread pollen around their crops.