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  1. 🎭Seth Degyansky♻
    Some daylilies from my friend's yard to brighten your Monday and the rest of your week. If you plant some daylilies... be careful... they're like Lay's potato chips... once you start, you can't stop!!! 🎭Seth Degyansky♻
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  2. 🎭Seth Degyansky♻
    #zucchini#calabacín#abobrinha#courgette#zucchine#cukkini
    #garden#jardín#jardim#jardin#giardino#grădină#kert

    from Milpa🌽🌻Milan
    at Periwinkle🌸🌐 Perimeter

    🐝📷 Instagram _degyansky
    🎭Seth Degyansky♻
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  3. ProducerRoger Hilleboe

    Roger Hilleboe

    03/05/2017
    Nature Resists Cultivation
    Nature Resists CultivationA Pair of Pileated Woodpeckers incessantly peck into the wooden and Impotent Scarecrow, leaving black holes under his left eye and arm held in place by a twisting stem of Butterfly Flowers.An amused female Face Flower looks at him without pity,...
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  4. 🎭Seth Degyansky♻
    Happy weekend
    😂 💯 Grow food
    It's what's for future
    🌽🐝🌻🐝🍅🐝🌻🐝🍈
    And don't forget the bees
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    🎭Seth Degyansky♻
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  5. Producershubham kumar singh
    Buy plants online in New Delhi - buy 6000+ nursery plants n seeds
    Buy plants online in New Delhi - buy 6000+ nursery plants n seedsAbodehacker is a great hobby for you if you want to reduce all the stress and workload at your office or workplace. It can also magnify the beauty of your house, creating a pleasant ambience and greenery. Apart from the seeds, the most important...
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  6. Producershubham kumar singh
    Buy plants online in New Delhi - buy 6000+ nursery plants n seeds
    Buy plants online in New Delhi - buy 6000+ nursery plants n seedsWhen beginner gardeners ask me which plants are hardy and forgiving, my answer is always herbs. If a busy gardener asks me which plants will thrive in near-neglect, my answer is herbs. When a foodie gardener asks about fast-growing plants that...
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  7. Ben Pinto

    Ben Pinto

    13/04/2017
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  8. David B. Grinberg
    Monday Motivation: Did you know that April is "National Garden Month" in the USA, which is home to 4,000 species of native BEES (see links below). This is a great reminder to keep cross-channel pollinating with beBee buzz. Thanks to @Pamela 🐝 Williams for the awesome image below...
    https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detailfull/national/plantsanimals/pollinate/?cid=NRCS143_022326
    https://obamawhitehouse.archives.gov/the-press-office/2014/06/20/presidential-memorandum-creating-federal-strategy-promote-health-honey-b
    David B. Grinberg
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    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    04/04/2017 #9 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    Awesomeness!
    David B. Grinberg
    04/04/2017 #8 David B. Grinberg
    #7 Thank you @Jim 🐝 Cody for the buzzing image I shared above (per Pamela's message below).
    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    04/04/2017 #7 Pamela 🐝 Williams
    Actually David the credit for that image goes to Jim Cody I believe. It's just one I've shared on Twitter a lot. But thanks for the tag...just because it shows what cross pollination does 😂!!!
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    04/04/2017 #5 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    I find myself asking how best to spread the honey? This is boiling in my head @David B. Grinberg
    Yogesh Sukal
    04/04/2017 #4 Yogesh Sukal
    @David B. Grinberg and also national poetry month. So poet bees here can buzz with ep. 30/30 challenge.

    https://m.poets.org/poetsorg/stanza/happy-national-poetry-month
    Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    03/04/2017 #3 Ali 🐝 Anani, Brand Ambassador @beBee
    Yes, cross-pollination is the way to makes hives buzz with creativity. Thank you @David B. Grinberg for sharing this thoughtful festival.
  9. Donald 🐝 Grandy
    Do You Love Gardening? Here is a fun article from my blog.
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    Donald 🐝 Grandy
    Green Tongues - Quotes about Gardening
    yourdream.smartlivingtoday.com From the gardener who tends a single geranium in her windowsill, to the one who supplies bountiful bouquets of roses to floral shops, many people have spoken many words about the art and skill and benefits of gardening. Let's listen in to some of...
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  10. ProducerElise Morgan

    Elise Morgan

    27/01/2017
    Top 5 Ways to Revamp your Backyard
    Top 5 Ways to Revamp your BackyardIf you are like other homeowners, your backyard probably gets a lot of use. Still, looking at the same patch of land every single day can be quite tiring. That’s why revamping your backyard from time to time is a great idea. There is a number of...
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  11. ProducerAndrew Porter

    Andrew Porter

    02/01/2017
    Low Maintenance Gardening (Evergreens)
    Low Maintenance Gardening (Evergreens)As mentioned in my second instalment of Low Maintenance Gardening I said that I would include Evergreens that are more than suitable for pots, containers, patios and decking areas of low maintenance gardens, evergreens are great for anyone who...
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    Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    20/01/2017 #5 Lisa 🐝 Gallagher
    Great info @Andrew Porter. First I want to say, seeing the photos brought me to a happy place in my mind. I love the Hypercum , I think we will have to plant those. I love that they bloom into October and they are pretty!
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    19/01/2017 #4 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    @Andrew Porter thanks for this. After engaging with you a lot last year, I started my flower garden project..
    It is a challenge, but when I read your posts and see such beauty, I'm hopeful 😊🌺🌻🌼🌷🌱🏵💮🌸💐
    Andrew Porter
    03/01/2017 #3 Anonymous
    #1 #2 Pamela and Franci thank you, yes there are some amazing evergreens that are just perfect for low maintenance gardens and patios, I wouldn't highlight them if they did not flower or had some feature that would bring some colour to the garden or patio area, there will be some more to come this week as well.
    But I'm going to keep this series running until March, so if anyone is looking for low maintenance plants there will be plenty to choose from!
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    03/01/2017 #2 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    Thank you for sharing and I'm glad you're back. I didn't realize evergreens can be so colorful and it's good to know they are low maintenance.
    Pamela 🐝 Williams
    03/01/2017 #1 Pamela 🐝 Williams
    Surprising! When you said evergreens I immediately went to pine type plants...:-) These are beautiful. thanks for sharing your knowledge Andrew
  12. ProducerAndrew Porter

    Andrew Porter

    01/01/2017
    Low Maintenance Gardening for the coming season!
    Low Maintenance Gardening for the coming season!This is my first buzz for many a week (so I may be a little rusty) but what better way to start the new year than a buzz to share some professional ideas for low maintenance gardening as it seems more and more people just don't seem to have a lot of...
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    Andrew Porter
    02/01/2017 #6 Anonymous
    #4 Thanks Bill for the appreciation, I have since posted another article in the series which mentions Evergreens!
    #5 Lada I'm pleased you found the article of interest, I have since published two more in the series which you may find interesting and can be viewed in my hive https://www.bebee.com/group/horticulture-uk
    Lada 🏡 Prkic
    02/01/2017 #5 Lada 🏡 Prkic
    I'm glad you came back, Andrew, with this nice buzz. Some of your tips and low maintenance plants I would like to apply for "landscaping" my balcony.
    Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    02/01/2017 #4 Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    #3 @Andrew Porter, thanks for sharing again, you are going to keep me busy planting in the spring Andrew. I do like Hydrangeas & have them currently. Your article is very well detailed. great post!!!! Many thanks again. You live in a great area of many diverse birds too Andrew, I read somewhere that there are 200+ species of birds in the UK of which more than one-half are migratory. Many species are sufficiently versatile to adapt to changing conditions, and it is estimated that in lots of gardens they have a higher bird density than any kind of woodland area. I enjoyed many trips to the UK when I worked for Exel Logistics, now owned by DHL. I'm a great fan of Dr Who & was sorry to hear that they closed the Dr Who museum there. Best regards, Bill Stankiewicz, www.savannahsupplychain.com
    Andrew Porter
    02/01/2017 #3 Anonymous
    #2 Well if you like this Bill you could always check out my first follow up article which can be found here....
    https://www.bebee.com/producer/@andrew-porter/low-maintenance-gardening-which-plants
    Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    02/01/2017 #2 Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    PS GREAT BUZZZZZZZ 🐝🐝🐝🐝
    Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    02/01/2017 #1 Bill Stankiewicz, 🐝 Brand Ambassador
    Wow 😳 I need this setup in my 1/2 acre yard!!! Thx for information
  13. ProducerRichard Buse

    Richard Buse

    28/12/2016
    Lazy Gardening: Take on DIY projects that truly save effort, money
    Lazy Gardening: Take on DIY projects that truly save effort, moneyGardening DIY ideas abound, but some DIY ideas require considerable expense for supplies or tools, require inordinate amounts of time and yield less than satisfying results.Successfully undertaking a DIY project requires awareness of your skill sets...
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    Richard Buse
    28/12/2016 #2 Richard Buse
    #1 @Aleta Curry Your observation is spot on. A 2015 DIY project was building a raised bed for growing tomatoes. My father lives near me now. He loves gardening, but he's also 89 years-old and any gardening activity that requires kneeling or a lot of bending just wouldn't work for him. There are past projects I've either abandoned or vowed to never take on again due to expenses, poor results or time requirements. The joy goes out of DIY projects then.
    Aleta Curry
    28/12/2016 #1 Aleta Curry
    Nice one, @Richard Buse, but 'lazy' gardening projects are not just for the lazy. Thanks to the DNA lottery, some of us are born physically weaker, and some suffer debilitating conditions or get weaker due to illness or injury. You're quite correct to factor in skill, time and money; I've seen too many people take on projects when it would be faster and cheaper to just buy the thing outright!
  14. ProducerRichard Buse

    Richard Buse

    30/11/2016
    Lazy Gardening: Plan for annual volunteer ressurections
    Lazy Gardening: Plan for annual volunteer ressurectionsWant to have a flower bed or container filled with annuals of various colors without doing any planting? Don't dig out the dead plants in the fall from this year's garden (left photo) until all the seeds have fallen.Rain and snow will embed those...
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    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    21/12/2016 #6 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    #5 Yep, I understand. The back porch gardening keeps my husband busy but it's not overwhelming 🤗
    Richard Buse
    20/12/2016 #5 Richard Buse
    #4 @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman I live 30 miles south of Dallas and Fort Worth. I use this method (for zinnias, marigolds and vincas) in some flower pots and beds. I love gardening, but I've learned that joy diminishes when the amount of time required for it gets too great. Doing this helps keep gardening at an enjoyable level for me.
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    20/12/2016 #4 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    This is very helpful, Richard. We have only a back porch for our flowers and plants. If it snows, they will get a thin layer. Some surprisingly come back in the spring. Currently, we have a lot of spider plants and trying to protect them from freezing temps. We live north of Atlanta.
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    20/12/2016 #3 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    #2 Well even though we don't have snow I will be trying it 😉
    Richard Buse
    20/12/2016 #2 Richard Buse
    #1 Thank you, Donna-Luisa. This is an easy way to have annual flowers year after year, while only having to plant one time.
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    19/12/2016 #1 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    Wow..Thanks for this great advice @Richard Buse
  15. ProducerJames Weisz

    James Weisz

    24/11/2016
    10 Most Effective Tips For Pool Cleaning
    10 Most Effective Tips For Pool CleaningFore more details:1. How to brush a swimming pool to remove algae and smooth the plaster 2. How to add chlorine to your swimming pool - YouTube 3. How to Brush Your Inground Pool Walls - YouTube 4. How to Clean Pool Filter Cartridge - The...
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  16. Ben Pinto

    Ben Pinto

    19/11/2016
    Glad to BEE here. Ben Pinto
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    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    24/11/2016 #2 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    Beeing is being.
    Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    19/11/2016 #1 Praveen Raj Gullepalli
    The unbearable lightness of bee-ing! Happy flying!
  17. Brook Massey

    Brook Massey

    12/11/2016
    Brook Massey
    The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
    www.familytravelescapades.com The Royal Botanic Garden in Edinburgh, Scotland is a beautiful attraction that you could easily spend the day. The admission is...
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  18. ProducerRichard Buse

    Richard Buse

    09/11/2016
    Lazy Gardening: Reduce lawn space
    Lazy Gardening: Reduce lawn spaceWhile lawn space requires regular care, it does not deliver the same joy as flowers or other plants. Reducing the size of that lawn space frees up effort and time for other forms of gardening. This may sound odd, but reducing lawn space (and the...
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    Richard Buse
    11/11/2016 #2 Richard Buse
    #1 @Sarah Elkins. What you're doing sounds great. I love gardening, but around seven hours ago, it started to feel like a part-time job or daily obligation, rather than a source of enjoyment. That led me to thinking about things I could do to reduce the costs and the amounts of time I was committing to it. if you want, I can send more photos to you. I've found Pinterest to be a good source for ideas, too.
    Sarah Elkins
    11/11/2016 #1 Sarah Elkins
    @Richard Buse, we've been working on decreasing our overall lawn over the years as well, it's nice to see some of these pictures for ideas. Our family has been building raised beds, significantly reducing our maintenance hours in the yard by planting perennials with drip irrigation, and extending our brick patio to put more rain collecting potted plants around its perimeter. I love our yard and it just keeps getting better!
  19. ProducerRichard Buse

    Richard Buse

    26/10/2016
    Lazy Gardening: Be patient and let perennials multiply
    Lazy Gardening: Be patient and let perennials multiplyIs there a perennial flower (a flower that blooms year after year) you'd like to see fill an entire bed or occupy places throughout your yard? If you're willing to wait a few years, many perennials will multiply on their own.I planted several...
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    Richard Buse
    26/10/2016 #2 Richard Buse
    #1 Thanks for the clarifications, @Andrew Porter.
    Andrew Porter
    26/10/2016 #1 Anonymous
    I see where you are coming from with this buzz @Richard Buse, but one has to be careful when using the term 'Perennial'
    Perennials thrive for several or many seasons most of which flower annually (year after year) in cultivation some perennials that bloom vigorously in their first year are treated as annuals or biennials, and are uprooted after flowering.
    Tender perennials may also be grown for a season, then discarded in Autumn in frost prone climates.
    Herbaceous or soft stemmed perennials die back to ground level each Autumn then become dormant before producing new shoots in Spring, woody perennials, largely trees and shrubs, may also lose their foliage and become dormant, but they retain their stems, which resume growth with the new season.
    Its also a little misleading to say that one can wait a few years (although I'm not saying that perennials won't spread on their own), as the plants would need tending to over that period and also weeds would need to be pulled especially if in border areas, its also a myth that perennials live forever, there are some perennials that have limited life spans, all plants regardless if they be annual or perennial require a certain amount of maintenance and perennials are no exception to the rule, this is just a little bit more information about perennials which may come in useful.
  20. Mohammad Azam Khan
    Dacoma (the yellow flowers) tree, Haar Singhaar (the pink belles) creeper, a Ficus tree and hairdo of a female Elephant Palm with others this autumn :) @Aurorasa Sima @Franci🐝Eugenia HoffmanMohammad Azam Khan
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    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    12/10/2016 #4 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    Beautiful autumn colors and a picture perfect arrangement. Thank you for tagging me @Mohammad Azam Khan.
    Mohammad Azam Khan
    12/10/2016 #3 Mohammad Azam Khan
    #2 Yep @Andrew Porter they've come up well together.
    Andrew Porter
    12/10/2016 #2 Anonymous
    lovely picture of these plants together @Mohammad Azam Khan the colours blend really well!
    Mohammad Azam Khan
    12/10/2016 #1 Mohammad Azam Khan
    Wow! This went up on the umpteenth attempt across more than a week. Like better late than never.
  21. ProducerRichard Buse

    Richard Buse

    12/10/2016
    Lazy Gardening: Shop the off-season sales
    Lazy Gardening: Shop the off-season sales You visit a garden center some Saturday morning in the spring shortly after the last threat of frost has passed. Beautiful plants fill the racks and sales floor. Customers abound as well. There's a festive atmosphere, but no merchandise is...
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    Richard Buse
    12/10/2016 #4 Richard Buse
    #2 Andrew, you are fortunate, indeed!
    Andrew Porter
    12/10/2016 #3 Anonymous
    I'm fortunate that I don't have this problem as I can go to my local trade nursery all year round and pick up bargains a plenty, they know who I am so I always get the trade discount...and sometimes a little more! #1 Yes if anyone is thinking about planting trees or shrubs the best time is when they are dormant from autumn through to early spring!
    Richard Buse
    12/10/2016 #2 Richard Buse
    #1 Thanks for that insight, Paul. As the summer months progress, I think of items I'd like to get, or things I want to differently. Fall is a great time to act on such ideas.
    Paul Kemner
    12/10/2016 #1 Paul Kemner
    Fall isn't a bad time to plant trees and shrubs, and garden centers will mark them down, sometimes to 10% or 20% of their original price to make room for cut xmas trees. I've gotten some rarities that way, including a paperbark maple.
  22. ProducerRichard Buse

    Richard Buse

    28/09/2016
    Lazy Gardening: Container planting offers convenience, greater flexibility
    Lazy Gardening: Container planting offers convenience, greater flexibilityMost of my efforts on expanding backyard plantings focus on container planting for the following reasons: Container planting requires less weeding: A limited amount of encased soil topped with a layer of mulch requires less weeding than...
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  23. ProducerRichard Buse

    Richard Buse

    14/09/2016
    Lazy Gardening: Include plants that pull double duty
    Lazy Gardening: Include plants that pull double dutyGrowing plants that yield beauty is great. Growing some plants that yield additional benefits makes gardening more worthwhile. I have marigolds (picture above) planted in containers and flower beds throughout my backyard. Marigolds come in differing...
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    Richard Buse
    14/09/2016 #2 Richard Buse
    #1 @ @Donna-Luisa Eversley. Thank you, Donna. Gardening is rewarding, but it can lose its appeal if it begins to feel like an obligation. I hope these tips help.
    Donna-Luisa Eversley
    14/09/2016 #1 Donna-Luisa Eversley
    @Richard Buse this is great...I've got to start planting again. You have some good ideas...I will plant a lot of marigolds 😉
  24. Flavio 🇯🇵 Souza 🐝
    Flavio 🇯🇵 Souza 🐝
    These are the best houseplants to improve indoor air quality.
    grendz.com If you’re looking to improve the quality of air in your home, potted plants are a good place to start. But not all indoor plants are created equal. A new study has found that certain varieties actually do more than pump more oxygen into your...
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  25. ProducerAndrew Porter

    Andrew Porter

    24/08/2016
    Horticulture UK....the Flowers are starting to attract the Bees!!
    Horticulture UK....the Flowers are starting to attract the Bees!!Well some Bees are now starting to post pictures with questions to my Hive, so for those who may still be interested or haven't found my Hive yet, here is my introduction to what I am sure will be a very interesting and educational...
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    Andrew Porter
    28/08/2016 #7 Anonymous
    #6 This is what I like to here, having fun whilst engaging and learning new things!
    Andrew Porter
    24/08/2016 #5 Anonymous
    #3 Agreed @Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman a little gardening is healthy for our body and mind, your appreciation is warmly received!
    Andrew Porter
    24/08/2016 #4 Anonymous
    Thank you and welcome @Julie Hickman I will try and keep it as interesting as possible, but I'm also hoping that other bees will contribute to this topic!
    Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    24/08/2016 #3 Franci🐝Eugenia Hoffman
    Gardening is good for us. It gets outside and perhaps, see a few bees buzzing around. Plus Andrew Porter shares beautiful photos and helpful tips. Sharing in Lifestyle hive.
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