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Found this last night and thought you might like it. It’s something to do when you’re stuck in and it’s raining! If you go to http://bumblebeeconservation.org/ you can check out how ‘bee friendly’ your garden is, and they give you suggestions of other plants to add to your garden to help the bees. I scored quite highly, was very pleased with myself! lol :D

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thanks for that, Karen.

24 Jun, 2012

 

Will give that a go - it's raining, again. Thanks.

24 Jun, 2012

 

lol I've been trying some repotting today: managed two so far, having to keep coming in again - don't mind a shower, but I don't see the point of standing out in a downpour!

24 Jun, 2012

 

Thanks for that.....I think the bees adore my garden. Having thought about pulling up the tall buttercups, I noticed a bee...and didn't have the heart to pull it up!

24 Jun, 2012

 

Hi Karen... thanks for the link :o)
Well done on your high score !!!

24 Jun, 2012

 

Will also go and check, I am only planting 'bee' friendly plants now and no double flowers either.(apart from ones already in!)

24 Jun, 2012

 

I keep thinking the Blog heading is
"Bee Conversation" LOL

24 Jun, 2012

 

buzzzzz buzzzzzzz zzzzzzub to you TT.

24 Jun, 2012

 

Thanks Karen will have a look;0)

24 Jun, 2012

 

hummmm hummmm hummmm to you Grandmage.
;o)

24 Jun, 2012

 

Thanks karen will go check it out .....we have mason bees or some type of bumble bee 'nesting'under the eaves of our house hubby checked the attic and they are not inside so we will just let them get on with it..........we often just sit and watch weather permitting of course ....ours is a stone built bungalow with really thick walls so I reckon that there is room enough for the both of us :o))

24 Jun, 2012

 

Thanks for sharing this Karen.....scored my garden and didn't do too bad :))

24 Jun, 2012

 

Glad you all enjoyed...just a bit of fun really, although there is serious science behind it, and we all can do our bit! As you know, I've planted some wildflowers this year, so I feel I am definitely improving on the conservation front! :D

24 Jun, 2012

 

We have more bees in the conservatory/garden room than in the garden!!

24 Jun, 2012

 

Brilliant Karen thanks I scored 14 .

25 Jun, 2012

 

On a blog I listed packs of seeds I was giving away - I'd bought miles too many for the space I have,

I thought that the "bee-friendly" and "butterfly-friendly" packs would be the first to go, but they're still up for grabs - if anyone wants them, or any other pack that's still going spare, PM me your address and which seeds you'd like, and I'll whizz 'em off to you

I've still got:
Ageratum - Alyssum - Bee mix - Butterfly mix - Calendula - Cornflower - Eschscholzia - Godetia 1 - Godetia 2 - Laurentia - Lobelia - Lobelia 3-pk - mixed annuals - Papaver - Salvia - Simplicity

http://www.growsonyou.com/franl155/blog/20249-anyone-want-some-seeds

25 Jun, 2012

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