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  1. Daniel W

    Daniel W Hardy Maple

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    I don't recall blue pollen. Maybe there wasn't any when I was looking? I do recall different shades of yellow and brown in the comb.

    Also, my memory isn't always reliable.

    For the bees, I planted four linden trees (small leaf) lots of clover everywhere, phacelias groundcover in raised beds, several large wildflower areas, lots of alliums, sourwood tree buddleia (only legal ones :)), lots of ceonothis. Bees were around me all the time. I miss them.

    I also pulled out my oleander bushes.

    The lindens are blooming now. There are lots of bees in them. Someone is getting nice honey :)
     
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  2. Pacnorwest

    Pacnorwest Hardy Maple

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    Daniel you planted a lot of quality garden plants perfect for bees. There were loads of bees everywhere in my garden . My huge linden tree was always buzzing so loud from bees you could hear them a mile away…
    Since neighboring farms have started spraying by air the drift has seriously affected the bee population and also had to cut down the Queen Ann Linden tree.

    I miss the bees too. It’s way to quiet out in the garden without the greetings from the bees.
     
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  3. Sjoerd

    Sjoerd Mighty Oak

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    Nice filmpje Pac.
    You are too right about details. Not just gardening, eh?
     
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