Monthly Archives: June 2012

Different bees, different needs Part 2

Different bees, different needs Part 2 Some bees have a special connection with certain flowers. These bees are called oligolectic and it means that you will see the females gather pollen only on a few species of plants. A bee … Continue reading

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Different bees, different needs – bees, wildflowers and garden plants -Part 1

Different bees, different needs – Part 1 When it comes to bees we distinguish bumblebees, honeybees, solitary bees and cuckoo bees. There are over 350 bee species in the Netherlands and the UK depending a bit on where you live. … Continue reading

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