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I just found the pollen.com website, and if you type in your zip code, it tells you pollen levels and what is producing pollen right now.

I'm thinking this is a great way for me to know where my bees may be getting pollen at any time.

Right?
 

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I suspect that this is more for wind borne pollinating plants, than for the pollen that bees collect. It probably misses a lot of what bees would be interested in.
 

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I find it useful , been using it about 4 years. Mine shows the predominate pollen types they are counting, if it is bee friendly good, if not I disregard it,
 

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Wouldn't it be nice if we had a similar service for bee pollen?

The 3 pollens it says are in my area right now are juniper, poplar and elm. I guess I could google those and see if they provide pollen for bees. Once you get to know the list, it must get easier to look at the pollens listed and know whether they're bee friendly or not.
 

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elm juniper maple thanks for posting
 

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hmmmm . . . it says poplar, elm, juniper in my area, too.
 
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