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Re: BEES

Postby peregrine » Tue Jul 05, 2016 10:22 am

Yes, bee keeper came and smoked them into a box and took them away. He has two empty hive. Lost the bees over the winter.
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Re: BEES

Postby Jacksparrow » Tue Jul 05, 2016 7:14 pm

I'm hoping it's just my garden but I seem to have very few bees this year. The Scabious are in bloom which usually means lots of bees of all types but today in the warm sunshine I only saw a couple. :(
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Re: BEES

Postby Placido » Tue Jul 05, 2016 8:06 pm

I hope so too, Jacksparrow, now that ****** glyphosate is back on the menu banghead
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Re: BEES

Postby nuthatch » Mon Jul 25, 2016 3:39 pm



:unsure: :laugh:
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Re: BEES

Postby Placido » Mon Jul 25, 2016 7:47 pm

Great idea to build a bee hotel. Particularly liked the gym :laugh:
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Re: BEES

Postby nuthatch » Sat Jul 30, 2016 4:49 pm

:bee: :bee: :bee:
:bee: :flower: :bee: The lavender is matted with bees :D
:bee: :bee: :bee:
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Re: BEES

Postby Jacksparrow » Tue Sep 06, 2016 7:39 pm

It was very noticeable today that there were quite few Queen Bumble Bees on the wing. They were mainly looking for some nectar but I know they start searching for somewhere to hibernate soon.
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Re: BEES

Postby Placido » Tue Sep 06, 2016 7:49 pm

Funny day - I reckon it was the humidity. Butterflies, bees, wasps .....
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Re: BEES

Postby Placido » Thu Feb 16, 2017 12:09 pm

First big, furry, bumbly bumble bee of the year :clap:. Great to see :nod:.
Not a thing in the garden in flower :(
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Re: BEES

Postby greenfinch2 » Thu Feb 16, 2017 1:42 pm

No bees but one daffodil. :wave2:
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