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Leaf cutter Bee Hotel


By carmel


Hi everyone, i was dead heading a few plants today, when i noticed perfect little circles cut out of my Rose leaf, on further investigation, i saw a bee in flight with a leaf in its mouth, and into my lace wing box, which the Bees have now take over, the circle of a leaf was neatly put into the ends of the bamboo sticks , and sealed, i had a peep later on and all the ends have now been sealed, am i in for a treat of honey, or just a big sting for being nosy.

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Carol What kind of Bee was it...A drone or Bumble bee?

23 Aug, 2008


Hi Buff. I have a pic of a leaf cutter bee Carmel. The first one i've seen, and i managed to get some shots. I will post it so you can see if it's the same.

23 Aug, 2008


Yes we have these guys too. They have taken over a rose and an Acer as their favourite restaurants, but I don't know where their hotel is.

24 Aug, 2008

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