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  Topic: Moving a tbh
antman74

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PostForum: URGENT Help needed now!   Posted: Mon Aug 25, 2014 10:03 am   Subject: Moving a tbh
Yes ok sounds like a good idea. Thanks very much
  Topic: Moving a tbh
antman74

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PostForum: URGENT Help needed now!   Posted: Sun Aug 24, 2014 1:26 pm   Subject: Moving a tbh
Brilliant and thanks very much
  Topic: Moving a tbh
antman74

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PostForum: URGENT Help needed now!   Posted: Sun Aug 24, 2014 12:50 pm   Subject: Moving a tbh
Hi Barbara, thanks very much for such a swift response and good advice, much appreciated.
The colonies are fairly well established, having been on the property for a few years and as the beekeeper r ...
  Topic: Moving a tbh
antman74

Replies: 6
Views: 9715

PostForum: URGENT Help needed now!   Posted: Sun Aug 24, 2014 11:59 am   Subject: Moving a tbh
Hi there, this is my first foray into the world of beekeeping and I am in need of help/ advice.
I am in the process of acquiring two tbh's from a beekeeper who is moving house and unable to take the ...
 
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Quality Top Bar Hives by Andrew Vidler

Conserving wild bees

Research suggests that bumble bee boxes have a very low success rate in actually attracting bees into them. We find that if you create an environment where first of all you can attract mice inside, such as a pile of stones, a drystone wall, paving slabs with intentionally made cavities underneath, this will increase the success rate.

Most bumble bee species need a dry space about the size a football, with a narrow entrance tunnel approximately 2cm in diameter and 20 cm long. Most species nest underground along the base of a linear feature such as a hedge or wall. Sites need to be sheltered and out of direct sunlight.

There is a spectacular display of wild bee hotels here

More about bumblebees and solitary bees here

Information about the Tree Bumblebee (Bombus hypnorum)

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