Last week I observed hundreds of bees all over a friend's laurel hedge. They were gathering something from under the leaves in the middle of the day. Has anyone else observed this? Does anyone know what they want from laurel? Honeydew?
We receive many calls for foraging bees and wasps on ornamental plants. Usually in early spring or summer dearth. You're right, that they are probably feeding on honeydew from aphids or other plant-sucking insects.
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