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Honey Bees in the Garden:  Propolis aka Bee Glue

By Mindy03
July 22, 2011

Propolis is another wonderful product of the honey bee. Beekeepers call it bee glue because the honey bees use it for gluing their hive parts together. Let's learn more about this substance.

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Name: Charleen
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Ridesredmule
Jul 22, 2011 5:46 PM CST
Mindy, that was a nice article. Thanks for the education. The more folks knows about bees the more they can come to appreciate all the hard work that they do to maintain a colony....
Name: Margaret
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Mindy03
Jul 22, 2011 5:57 PM CST
Thank you Charleen. I found that one interesting to research.
Name: Charleen
Barnesville, Ga. Zone 7b-8 (Zone 8a)
Walk in Peace / I'm Charley's Mom.
Miniature Gardening Mules Tip Photographer I sent a postcard to Randy! I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Plant Lover: Loves 'em all!
Charter ATP Member Garden Ideas: Level 2 Seller of Garden Stuff Butterflies Birds Region: Georgia
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Ridesredmule
Jul 22, 2011 6:05 PM CST
Who would have thought of all the things bees do?
Such smart little critters....
Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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wildflowers
Jul 27, 2011 10:02 AM CST
Mindy, thank you for another very interesting article.

We're learning so much! Hurray! Big Grin
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Name: Margaret
Delta KY
I'm A Charley's Girl For Sure
Forum moderator Charter ATP Member Hosted a Not-A-Raffle-Raffle I helped beta test the Garden Planting Calendar I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Beekeeper
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Mindy03
Jul 27, 2011 12:45 PM CST
You are welcome Christine.

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