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    Sticky: Re: Please Post your Swarm Dates?

    Bridgewater, New Jersey
    Temp-70's to low 80's
    mild rain week
    June 7th to June 14th'
    Swarm date June 12th
    my yard most likely'
    Swarm type-most likely house keeping swarm/

    Google NW NJ...
  2. Spring management question/ checkerboarding

    Tomorrow will be 60 degrees here, but it will get cold again next week. We have had a real winter in Central Jersey this year and the bees burned honey. So I had to feed bee candy-significant...
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    Sticky: Re: Post your bloom dates 2014!

    08807
    Bridgewater, NJ
    Red Maple
    moderate bloom
    1st day
    March 16, 2014
  4. Thread: Bloom dates

    by Swarm_King
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    Re: Bloom dates

    Hi Dominic! You are right about this in general and in specific maybe regarding corn. However, we are more concerned about select indicator plants in specific areas. Dandys are a good one but they...
  5. Thread: Bloom dates

    by Swarm_King
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    Re: Bloom dates

    Thanks for what you said-Length of Day and Length of Night might also might add a handle.
    1st and foremost is records good records, then some indicator plants, and then reference what happens in...
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    Sticky: Re: Post your bloom dates 2014!

    08807
    Pollen first observed in bee baskets: Pale yellow pollen-consistent with skunk cabbage,
    I did not see the plant make bloom, only bees with pollen in baskets-yipee!
    Grow degree days-2
    That...
  7. Thread: Bloom dates

    by Swarm_King
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    Bloom dates

    Hi everyone, I see you are posting a request to write down bloom dates. This is an awesome thing. We are doing that here. In addition we are about doing a correlation between Growing Degree Days...
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