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  Topic: Mesh floor material

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PostForum: Horizontal top bar hives   Posted: Mon May 16, 2011 10:35 pm   Subject: Mesh floor material
Hi Jonrig

I emailed Chris last week for a price and he said he was adding it to the online shop so I have waited. He did say he would put a single sheet option on but many be that's not viable. I'l ...
  Topic: Mesh floor material

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PostForum: Horizontal top bar hives   Posted: Fri May 13, 2011 8:23 pm   Subject: UK Wire mesh supplier
The mesh company from warrington mentioned above now stock the mesh in a size specifically for TBH in packs of 4, 10, 15 and 20 sheets

Sized at 180mm * 1200mm each sheet

You can order it direct ...
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Quality Top Bar Hives by Andrew Vidler

Conserving wild bees

Research suggests that bumble bee boxes have a very low success rate in actually attracting bees into them. We find that if you create an environment where first of all you can attract mice inside, such as a pile of stones, a drystone wall, paving slabs with intentionally made cavities underneath, this will increase the success rate.

Most bumble bee species need a dry space about the size a football, with a narrow entrance tunnel approximately 2cm in diameter and 20 cm long. Most species nest underground along the base of a linear feature such as a hedge or wall. Sites need to be sheltered and out of direct sunlight.

There is a spectacular display of wild bee hotels here

More about bumblebees and solitary bees here

Information about the Tree Bumblebee (Bombus hypnorum)

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