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Bee hotel has a vistor

Posted: 21/07/2014 at 08:37

I read somewhere, can't remember where to not have them obstructed.

Bee hotel has a vistor

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 17:19

Mine is facing east just over a foot off the ground among the flowers but nothing obstructing it.

Bee hotel has a vistor

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 14:10

Mine is about 1ft off the ground, we bought it for the ladybirds but the bees will do.

Bee hotel has a vistor

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 13:56

Ha I bought mine on ebay think was £9 for 2

Bee hotel has a vistor

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 13:28

6 holes have been filled and the bee has left. Was definitely a bee and only the 1.I was watching it for ages it went into the empty whole maybe laying eggs then it would pick up a few of the caterpillars and stuff them in the whole then it would fly off and come back every couple of minutes and start filling it in with mud.

Bee hotel has a vistor

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 08:14

Got a couple of bee hotels for the kids 2 months ago one to take into school and one for the Garden. I noticed yesterday 2 holes had been filled in and a wasp in another hole doing something. Looked online and found out It's not a wasp and Is a solitary bee and is filling the hole with mud. I spent about an hour watching it fly back a forth filling it with mud. I also noticed it was putting baby green caterpillars in the hole before filling them which was strange. attached a couple of pictures but not great quality.

Its the first time seeing something like this even as a kid I didn't now a 30 year old male and I feel like a big kid getting excited about this.

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Mushrooms in my raised bed and lawn

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 07:12

Sorry just read down and noticed another thread on this. probably should of used the search 

Mushrooms in my raised bed and lawn

Posted: 17/07/2014 at 07:04

For the last month or so I've been fighting a losing battle with mushrooms. They are sprouting up everywhere in my raised bed and lawn, hundreds of them. Raised bed is mulched with bark. Do I just leave them or what can i do.

Hi new to the forum and looking for design ideas

Posted: 01/07/2014 at 09:02

Thanks Verdun, I went for the row of lavender but expensive so go small ones and are not growing very fast so hopefully see the benefit of them next year.

Starting the front garden now, just have to tell the wife.

Statue is a crafted masterpiece.

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whats wrong

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