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ardesia
Saint Helena Island, SC
(Zone 9a)

March 22, 2011
8:04 AM

Post #8442796

Recently I was told that putting citrus rinds in the compost pile attracts an insect that is harmful to bees. I don't have any hives but I know there are some wild honey bees in the area and I would not want to harm them.

Any truth to this?

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