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Competing for bees – and winning

Posted by blueberrytalk on May 13, 2009

As you approach these trees you can hear the bees before you see them. Early blueberries, that are in full bloom, don’t stand up well to this competition.

oak in bloom

oak in bloom

mountain ash

mountain ash

wild apple

wild apple

The queen bumblebees are still at work in the blueberries. We are waiting, and hoping for, a good population of worker bumblebees.

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