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Once spring is sprung it really does get going! My plot is a mass of potato leaves creeping out over the mounds of ridged earth, seedlings sprouting sturdily out of the ground almost as I watch. But of course, there's a hearty selection of common or garden weeds for good measure,...
We have bumblebees on our winter-flowering cherry tree on mild days in winter. I counted 7 yesterday, but I couldn't get a close look at them. Do you know what species they might be? Milo - they're most likely to be buff-tailed bees, Bombus
Love to see bees in my garden, they are now busy getting my broadbeans polenated, should have a bumper crop. Bumblebees are lovely but not the brightest on the block. Why does it take me so long to get one out of my greenhouse when the door is wide
and think before they decide to destroy a nest. lazygardener - there are 24 species of bumblebee in the UK. Around six or seven will visit your garden. You can learn how to identify the main six bumblebees here:sarah's pondlife - your bees will have
Hi Richard, I've heard them called the French tree bumblebees, as they're partial to nesting in trees... hi. av to tell u that we have a gathering of bees in last years blue tit box!! Hi, We have some bees making a next in a wall cavity outside our
hi i have loads and loads of bumblebees out the front of my house for weeks.i was wondering where there nest was.they have been busy taking the pollen from the heather,crocuses i also have a very large wissteria in flower growing up the house
moths to make sure they don't infest my lovely extended family!!http://higgysgardenproject.blogspot.com/Higgy I have bumblebee nests, but donot know how to observe them as they are under ground. I know the approximate area they come from. Plus I have
Bumblebee numbers have declined in recent years, due to changes in agriculture, which have led to fewer nesting opportunities and flowers for them to feed from. Making this simple nest will encourage them to nest safely your garden. Many species
. thank you. Nice overview, but a few important details were left out. Site the nest somewhere that doesn't get much direct sunlight. Bumblebees don’t manage high temperatures well. Also, you should have at least two ventilation holes in the flowerpot
My Potatoes looked fantastic but never did flower and have no potatoes on them not even small ones can you tell me why.I did plant them in new soil that I bought by the lorry load by the way I live in Spain and I am growing them under cover. Can you help Regards D Burgess I reuse...