Home… sweet home

The first solitary bee hotels – made at last week’s community workshop –  are put in place in De Beauvoir Square.

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Brian at Urban Bees and Craig, the Hackney gardener who maintains De Beauvoir, are putting up a couple of the bee hotels on the south facing wall of the building in the square. It’s a nice sheltered sunny spot.

Craig is proudly showing off the new hotels he made with bamboo from local gardens and the wooden organ pipes kindly donated from De Beauvoir church.

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Now we just have to wait for some warmer weather to see if the solitary bees, mainly Red Mason bees, will come and nest there in the spring.

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