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Bumble bee nest in lawn

I've just cut down my over grown lawn to find a bumble bee nest in the bottom of the grass. I don't wanna get rid of it. so I was wandering if it would be ok to put an upside down plant pot, with holes in it over the top, to mark the spot? (so I don't stand on it!!!) I'm guessing it would, but just asking to air on the side of caution incase it may upset them. Cheers 


  • nutcutletnutcutlet Posts: 27,169

    yes, get them covered up, I'd go for a shallow flowerpot on the slant so they can enter from underneath it.

    In the sticks near Peterborough
  • Me6Me6 Posts: 2

    Thanks v much image will do that 

  • NewBoy2NewBoy2 Posts: 1,813

    This is a great time to read up on Bumble Bees so you can enjoy their residency

    Many people would be interested to see them as its not very often that we get them that close

    30 minutes on the site below will give you great joy..........good luck

    Everyone is just trying to be Happy.....So lets help Them.
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