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    Thelma Sanders is online now Gardening Guru
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    Quote Originally Posted by veggiechicken View Post
    Its the opposite here. I've been seeing more bees this year than last - including lots of honey bees which is pleasing me no end.
    The same here, right now on foxgloves, early flowering poppies and geranium Biokovo
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    Quote Originally Posted by Norfolkgrey View Post
    I don't seem to have as many bees this year. Silly question is there a large area of anything near you to draw them away? As hard as bees work they will pick quantity over quality.
    I would be confident I have provided ĎBee heavení compared to everywhere else near to me. I walk my lab a lot and on my walks I also see few bees through areas of wild vetch and May blossom which should be buzzing. Such a difference to last year - Susie my lab last year used to park herself beside the lupins at my back door so she could snap at them when they arrived [never could stop her doing thisí]. This year she hasnít gone near the lupins.
    Lots of interesting replies - thanks everyone.

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