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  1. Bee Forum
    I've been researching plant mixtures for my bees and have run into a couple of questions. I live in Ohio. While researching plantings, there are a number of mixes that primarily focus on clover. I like this idea, but I wonder if there is a mix that will provide very early bloomers (maybe...
  2. Nectar & Pollen Plants
    Looking to carry out some landscaping next year, any recommendations on what plants and flowers i should be planting
  3. Nectar & Pollen Plants
    The bees heavily work this type of grass as it blooms. When I flick the stem, the pollen looks like smoke. The bees are loading up on it's very pale yellow pollen. I don't know if it is a native grass or if it was planted for cattle forage. No one in this area seems to know as it has always been...
  4. Nectar & Pollen Plants
    http://www.motherearthnews.com/modern-homesteading/bee-gardens-ze0z11zhir.aspx?newsletter=1 Good tips on placement and varieties, etc.
  5. Bee Forum
    Can anyone ID this plant? They are out by my hives and the bees seem to love it. The bees are collecting a lot of pollen from these. Anyone know what it might be? We live in the North East. Thanks! Mike
  6. Bee Forum
    I am brand new to beekeeping and brand new to this forum. I've read a lot of posts covering every imaginable topic on this site and it looks like a terrific forum with very helpful members. In addition, I'm reading lots of books and subscribe to Bee Culture magazine. My wife and I just...
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