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Plants for Solitary Bees
General guidelines The opportunity to pollinate your garden comes in a wide variety of shapes, scents and colours. To ensure healthy bee populations, we recommend that you provide an abundant source of food from Spring through Autumn (see list of...
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What are solitary bees?
DOWNLOAD HABEETATS GENERAL INFORMATION HERE (ENGLISH // DANISH)      Solitary bees Bees are often thought of as social insects, complete with queen, workers, and drones as in honey bees. But in fact, more than 90 % of the 25,000 bees...
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mason bees, osmia bicornis, osmia rufa, pollination
When can you open your nest? Fall when all nesting activity has ceased.  What can you expect to find? Cocoons  Mason, leafcutter and silk bees Predators (Houdini fly larvae), mites and fungi (Chalk brood)   Identify remove and discard - cocoons affected by...
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https://e360.yale.edu/features/backyard-battle-helping-outnumbered-native-bees-thrive-in-a-honeybee-world
(link opens new window) Backyard Battle: Helping Native Bees Thrive in a Honeybee World. Native bees are at risk across the United States and beyond. “Buzz Kill” — winner of the 2020 Yale Environment 360 Video Contest — depicts the...
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