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Archive for July, 2013

Anise hyssop at it’s peak

Posted by blueberrytalk on July 20, 2013

Plants in their second year are at peak blossom attracting many bees. Plants started in the greenhouse will blossom later.


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wax or plastic foundation

Posted by blueberrytalk on July 17, 2013

A debate broke out about which was best: beeswax foundation or plastic. (Black plastic was the worst.) I put a frame of each in the same relative position in a hive. The bees started more quickly on the wax foundation. The end result is in the picture. Plastic is the picture on the left. Click to enlarge.

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Blueberries are early this year.

Posted by blueberrytalk on July 2, 2013

In other years blueberries would be at this stage of ripeness one or even two weeks later.


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