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Re: Re: Bumblebees in Community Gardens

  • Subject: Re: [cg] Re: Bumblebees in Community Gardens
  • From: "Libby J. Goldstein" libby@igc.org
  • Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2005 20:57:06 -0500

Hi all,

We do keep honey bees at Southwark/Queen Village Garden in South Philadelphia, but bumble bees are among the other pollinators that we see working around our garden. I also have bumble bees working in my back yard...when it isn't as cold as it has been the last couple of days.

Haven't seen any bumbles yet, but on Monday when it got up to 69 F, our garden honey bees were working my Crocus tommasianus.

We also have leaf cutter bees and a whole variety of other pollinators at our garden.


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