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Hi, I have noticed that some of the holes in my bug house seem to have what looks like leaves blocking some of the holes, I regularly see bees in the holes but I'm not sure if it's the weather that has blown wet leaves onto the holes and they have stuck there or if it's a deliberate insect related cover, does anyone have any ideas?


  • DovefromaboveDovefromabove Central Norfolk UKPosts: 82,124

    Sounds like you've got leaf-cutter bees there

    If you look around the garden you'll probably find leaves with semi-circles cut out of them - often on roses - great that you're encouraging the bees - we need them so much image

    “I am not lost, for I know where I am. But however, where I am may be lost.” Winnie the Pooh

  • Thanks Dove, I'm trying to encourage all kinds of things except cats!!!
  • LilylouiseLilylouise Posts: 1,013

    The Leaf Cutter Bees in our garden like Fuchsia Genii,Acer Orange Dream and Phlox Bright Eyes best image

    Pam x

    Wow! sit, watch and enjoy, i dont have leaf-cutter bees [i wish] but what i do have are bumble bees,that have made their home via a hole by the side of my fish pond,wonderful to see the pathway they make,through plants, quite a few bees are back and fore with what looks like pollen, amazing, oh! how i wish it would stop raining,so i can sit and watch.
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