Beesource Beekeeping Forums banner
1 - 7 of 7 Posts

·
Registered
Joined
·
28 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
Has anyone ever tried planting sugar beets for bees? Do they have a flower? Just thinking if they do have a flower it might be a good bee planting crop. I am just a hobby keeper so not looking for commercial use. Thanks for your answers .
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
3,291 Posts
Sugar beets are massive things, there are quite a few fields and a large processing plant in my dads hometown of Fremont, Oh. I would plant something else like clover, as a weed its everywhere here and the bees love it. Generally gardens on your property are insignificant contribution to their overall forage and not really worth the time. I would plant gardens for pleasure, what you enjoy, not necessarily whats bee friendly or not.
 

·
Registered
Joined
·
1,150 Posts
Has anyone ever tried planting sugar beets for bees? Do they have a flower? Just thinking if they do have a flower it might be a good bee planting crop. I am just a hobby keeper so not looking for commercial use. Thanks for your answers .
goggle Sweet Yellow clover... Probably the ultimate bee planting...
 
1 - 7 of 7 Posts
This is an older thread, you may not receive a response, and could be reviving an old thread. Please consider creating a new thread.
Top