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Common Winter Beekeeping Problems – Mother Earth News
If you need some practical guidance on how to tend your urban or suburban beehive, check out "Keeping Bees In Towns And Cities." Bees can easily make it through the winter, but might need some extra attention and assistance from their human friends. From MOTHER EARTH NEWS magazine.
How to Attract Bats to Keep Bugs Under Control in Your Yard
"Bat houses work best if they're at least 2 feet tall, 1 foot wide, and 3 inches deep. Hang them 10 to 15 feet above the ground and place them in a sunny spot where they can absorb lots of heat during the day. (Painting the boxes black is helpful.) Mount bat houses on poles, buildings, or other structures."