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Old 12-07-2011, 09:06 PM   #1
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Default Weedy field to bee meadow.

Another effort to bring pollinator habitat awareness to the public and benefit native bee populations.

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Old 12-08-2011, 10:38 AM   #2
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Anyone growing a bee meadow? Our lot has become a meadow with a woodland edge surrounding a house and garage. The creatures tolerate us if we remain mindful of our place.
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Old 12-08-2011, 03:33 PM   #3
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Never thought of it as a bee meadow, but now that I think about it the prairie type plants that I have in areas that used to be lawn really bring in the bumble bees. Lots of native bees and wasps also visit the spring flowering shrubs. The prairie ninebark is special favorite for all of them. The New Jersey tea, monarda, coneflowers, asters and goldenrod are also big favorites.
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