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I have some land that I want to plant on for next year any ideas on what to plant for a full day of flow. I have enogh room to several different things. Thanks
 

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Late season plants such as sourwood or a vitex(chaste tree). I think I'd rather try to extend the main honey flow rather than make it bigger. You may even try a specialty crop. Remove your supers from you main flow and replace them for a sourwood flow or other late season crop if possible. I don't have alot of experience yet but it makes since to me.

The best forage creation I have read about is one with several layers. Such as a good blooming ground cover planted around heavy blooming trees with non aggresive blooming vines entangled within.

Of course, they like fruits and vegetables. You could double your goods by planting cantalope for the nectar and the melon.

Late, John
 

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You can always try borage or buckwheat. Buckwheat you can get up to three blooms from and I've read that buckwheat can help bees produce 150lbs of honey per acre.
 

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When you say buckwheat what plant do you mean? There are dozens of native varieties, as well as food crops. I know that in California, plants in the genus Eriogonum are very important insect food sources.
 

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When you say buckwheat what plant do you mean? There are dozens of native varieties, as well as food crops. I know that in California, plants in the genus Eriogonum are very important insect food sources.
I purchased a 50# bag of Buckwheat seed from our feed store. On the label it just said common variety. It is an actual crop seed but I planted it as a food plot. It was .75 cents a pound.
 
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