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Tomas
11-26-2016, 01:06 PM
Musings on Beekeeping: Musings on Bees in the Cemetery

I went for a walk the other Sunday to stretch my legs with Scooter, my dog. Of all the possible routes we could have taken, I decided to head for the town cemetery. I wanted to also go looking for some stingless bees. The cemetery is a good place for this.

The older mausoleums begin to deteriorate and crack, so it gives the bees a place to enter the tombs. Most are small native stingless bees but occasionally you might find a colony of Africanized bees.

Go to my blog to read the complete post, “Musings on Bees in the Cemetery.”
http://musingsonbeekeeping.blogspot.com/2016/11/musings-on-bees-in-cemetery.html

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Hops Brewster
11-27-2016, 01:32 PM
wow, that's a great bee area.

I know of a bee tree in a cemetery a few miles from my house. No mausoleum in that graveyard, but the tree has ben busy for years.