Re: What to Plant in 1/4 Acre
In general, don't waste your time with red clover (unless want to promote bumblebees - they do love red clover).
Originally Posted by SMARtBees
It is well documented - honey bees can not take red clover due not long enough proboscis.
There is one exception - the Gray Caucasian bees will use reg clover somewhat as they have the longest proboscis of all honey bees.
In former USSR they specifically used the Gray Caucasians for targeted pollination of the red clover plantation (still, only after targeted training).
Former "smoker boy". Classic, square 12 frame Dadants >> Long hive/Short frame/chemical-free experimentations.