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The Great Sunflower Project

Post  Kate888 on 3/15/2014, 9:50 am

I thought I'd share this with you all.  It's an organization that is tracking bee activity and the effects of pesticides on bees.  You can help by planting Lemon Queen Sunflowers and reporting bee activity.

https://www.greatsunflower.org/

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Post  at2wooden on 3/16/2014, 11:42 am

I've planted numerous flowers and regular sunflowers to attract bees.
I am blessed with quite a few.
Why lemon queen sunflowers?

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Post  Kate888 on 3/16/2014, 4:22 pm

@at2wooden wrote:I've planted numerous flowers and regular sunflowers to attract bees.
I am blessed with quite a few.
Why lemon queen sunflowers?
They want the same type of flower, I believe, so that it's a fair comparison from one region to another as to how many bees come.

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