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Archive for May, 2013

Bee gathering grass pollen

Posted by blueberrytalk on May 25, 2013

People ask for local honey to help fight allergies. This picture explains why.

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A late Maple (Sycamore Maple)

Posted by blueberrytalk on May 19, 2013

This Maple has blossomed about a month later than other Maples. At this time of year the bees are all over it

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Mason bees prefer bamboo nests.

Posted by blueberrytalk on May 11, 2013

This is the first year we set out bamboo nests at the same time as wood block nests. It appears the bees prefer bamboo nests. Click on the picture to enlarge.

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Anise hyssop seedlings

Posted by blueberrytalk on May 11, 2013

Anise hyssop will be in bloom in late summer as forage for the bumblebees.

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