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Using flowering tubestock plants to help attract bees

Posted by John Zeaiter on

Many readers will also have heard of the threat bees face to their very existence with have decimated bee populations abroad. While the same problems haven't yet hit Australia in quite the same way, gardeners understand that protection ” and encouragement ” of their most efficient pollinators are essential to the health of the garden. There are many pollinators in the garden but bees play the key role. If, for example, you grow cucurbits such as pumpkin or zucchini in your vegie patch, pollinators are essential as the plant grows female and male plants separately. Bees pollinate the plant by...

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