im not happy til i see them bringing in plenty of pollen and nectar and brooding up...late april ish.So I know a hive can starve out at any time. But when can you safely say they made it through the winter? When dandelions bloom? Checked both my hives today seem very active lots of bees. Still have winter patties left they haven’t finished.
super cool! hope we get some pollen here soon!We see a fair amount of Skunk Cabbage here as well as Red Maple. The Crocus in the front yard is also blooming.
At our Finger Lakes Bee Club meeting Peter L Borst delivered a program on Plants for Bees. He shared this handout of when and what was blooming here in Central New York.
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