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Water for Bees

Friday, 10 Jun 11 Rainy 18°C / 64°F

So I finally settled on a solution for my sad bees ( http://myfolia.com/journals/105540-bare-feet-save-lives-otherwise-known-as-me-and-the-bees )

I had a couple cheap plastic plates from Poundland that I’d been using under pots around the garden but I thought even they might not quite be shallow enough so I’ve put some little pressed glass “stones” in the bottoms of the plates and fill the water to halfway up. That way if any bees fall in they can find purchase and climb back out quickly. I hope.


  • TangoFlowers

    TangoFlowers wrote:

    Looks lovely, hope it works well for the bees :)

    Posted on 11 Jun 11 (almost 4 years ago)

  • fluffywelshsheep

    fluffywelshsheep wrote:

    :) great idea when R get older i’ll try that
    looks a good thing for hedgehogs too

    Posted on 12 Jun 11 (almost 4 years ago)

  • angelchrome

    angelchrome wrote:

    I didn’t even think of hedgehogs, but I fully expect to find the cat from next door drinking from it.

    Posted on 12 Jun 11 (almost 4 years ago)

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