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I have a bees nest in my greenhouse (burrowing) I really don't mind but am worried about watering in there as i don't want to drown them out, any suggestion on how to encourage them to move out?

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Just but an upside down clay plant pot over the hole. The bees will still get out through the drainage hole - but it will divert water away from their hole so you will not drown them.

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We had them under a concrete shed floor for years.
Left them in peace.
Even though I was rebuilding, and extending, the (large) shed!
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On a bee-keepers advice- I waited until the winter before doing the work in the nest vicinity.
The last two years they have moved into the roof space above a dormer window of the house.
They are no bother at all.

Robert.
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Thanks ED as long as they'll be ok there, will plant extra flowery stuff for them in exchange for pollinating all my tomatoes, fair exchange's no robbery . really like your shed lovely country view too - cheers jack
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