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Q.How To Keep Bees Away

Anonymous added on August 13, 2011 | Answered

I am moving next to a farm in NJ and just found out that they have a bee keeper on the farm. I understand everything about why bees are needed for the farm, etc. My mother-in-law, who is coming with us, is 81 years young and suffers from COPD, so I need to keep her health in mind. What, if any, flower keep bees away?

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Answered on August 14, 2011

Bees are extremely important in the pollination of many types of plants, including the vegetables we eat. Getting rid of them would have a profound effect on the ecosystem. That being said, here is an article that may offer some help in controlling bees: http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/horticulture/dg3732.html

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