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Why are bees swarming on the bricks in my yard?


My back yard is filled with a haze of bees. And all the bricks have bees swarming on them. They appear to be searching for something, but I can't, for the life of me, figure out what they are doing on the bricks. Normally, there will be about twenty bees on each brick.

 

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    Marlene Bertrand (MarleneB) 4 years ago

    I believe they are honey bees. Normally, I only see them taking nectar from the flowers, but this year they have fully invaded the back yard.

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    Marlene Bertrand (MarleneB) 4 years ago

    Yes. They are definitely attracted to something on the bricks. They are there all day long. These are new bricks added to the garden, so there must be something in the newness of the bricks. Like that new car scent - a new brick scent. :)

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    Marlene Bertrand (MarleneB) 4 years ago

    Oh, I hadn't considered that. Yes. It is really hot. And, there seem to be more bees on the bricks right after I water the lawn. Interesting! Thank you.

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    Marlene Bertrand (MarleneB) 4 years ago

    I haven't seen any hives. That was the first thing I looked for. I've never seen so many bees. It looks like THEIR back yard instead of MY back yard!

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    Marlene Bertrand (MarleneB) 4 years ago

    Thank you for the information, Luis. Yes. The bricks are clay. By the way, those butterflies are really beautiful.

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    Michael-Milec 4 years ago

    Perfect answer. Makes more sense considering honey's capacity of currying many diseases. " Minerals and essentials " deposited by "someone" who created forehand the " expert s" collecting healing ingredience hidden to scientific expertness, for now

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    Marlene Bertrand (MarleneB) 4 years ago

    They look like honey bees. This is the first time I have seen so many bees in my back yard. Some of them look like they are just "chilling" and relaxing. Others look like they are extracting something from the bricks.

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