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is there a partictular syrup i can buy to help bees survive.


By Ellieni

United Kingdom Gb

I used to smear honey on my garden walls, but have read since, that if it is foreign it could infect bees with a virus. how can i help them , build up their strength, and live through the wet summer.



I have read that sugar dissolved in water to form a syrup can help....

24 Jul, 2009


buy lots of native and unnative flowers so they can help themselves i guess

25 Jul, 2009


see this site ~you can email them.~I joined last year~think it's about £20 per annum.;

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School of Biological & Environmental Sciences
University of Stirling
United Kingdom

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25 Jul, 2009


cool thats that sorted thanx arlene

25 Jul, 2009

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