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Offline bobll

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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #60 on: June 19, 2019, 07:38:38 am »
Jim. I get it. That is something new to me. Now that you mention it, i remember seeing a list of flowers one time. This batch had nectar, this batch had pollen, and this batch had both.

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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #61 on: June 23, 2019, 07:02:12 pm »
Privet tampering off, Mesquite starting strong, Vitex in full bloom with Sunflower and other wildflowers.  Sumac in full bloom but there are none here in town.

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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #62 on: July 03, 2019, 03:02:45 pm »
Sabal palm...some are popping out, some are in full bloom.

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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #63 on: July 08, 2019, 10:29:17 pm »
Lots of buzzing!

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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #65 on: July 22, 2019, 10:27:50 pm »
Mesquite almost gone by now -- hive built up tremendously -- population explosion.

Feeding now (first year build-up situation) until Cotton, which has started early but the closest field is a mile from the house.

Still many wildflowers like Sunflowers and garden plants like Crepe Myrtle in the neighborhood.

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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #66 on: July 23, 2019, 12:04:24 pm »
Sumac going strong here. Should have some buckwheat in couple weeks.

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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #67 on: July 26, 2019, 11:52:14 am »
The bees are all over my privet and I am stuck in hospital and missing it.  DRAT!

You get well and someone needs to tell the bees where you are ❤️🐝
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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #68 on: July 30, 2019, 11:35:27 am »
GOLDENROD ALERT!!!

I know it is early, but reality is what reality is.  I spotted yellow down in the swale at the bottom of our hill.  Yup, it is indeed goldenrod.  If you are one of those who hates Goldenrod honey, ya better pull those supers now!  On the positive side, it has been drying out here and getting a tad "dearthy", the fall run is on the way.  If like me, you like Goldenrod honey...Yipee!!!

Because flowers are getting a little scarce, I only took what was fully capped.  I saw quite a lot of mostly filled that I left.

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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #69 on: July 31, 2019, 11:53:37 am »
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Getting close here as well.

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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #70 on: July 31, 2019, 12:40:35 pm »
It sure seems early to be seeing Goldenrod in bloom, but heck, mother nature is all out of sorts these days.

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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #71 on: July 31, 2019, 12:48:31 pm »
If the Goldenrod is going into bloom now, doesn't that suggest an early/hard winter? ... if I remember rightly thru 40 yrs ... my grandpa used to teach me these things, but if you don't use them, well ... they fade.
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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #72 on: July 31, 2019, 04:56:20 pm »
It sure seems early to be seeing Goldenrod in bloom, but heck, mother nature is all out of sorts these days.
Close to month early.

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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #73 on: August 02, 2019, 09:10:47 pm »
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Some blooming here. South central KY.

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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #74 on: August 02, 2019, 10:34:39 pm »
Goldenrod in Hernando county

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Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #75 on: August 11, 2019, 12:01:08 am »


PS: Golden Rod started blooming here in the north about Aug 3rd.


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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #76 on: August 15, 2019, 05:41:40 pm »
This is clematis terniflora. A medium invasive vine on the east coast USA. It's a about a mile from my hive, and these bees are gathering this pale white/yellow pollen from it. But none of it is getting to my hive's entrance, a mile away. I checked.

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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #77 on: August 23, 2019, 02:16:54 pm »
Golden rod in NE Texas, started today AUG 23.  No bees only
butterflies Working the blooms.

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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #78 on: September 06, 2019, 10:10:11 pm »
In a dearth here.  Wild Sunflower has been blooming for a month but not much of it.  Spanish Gold blooming but not much of it.  Broom Weed prolific but not much of a flow -- very little rain.  Ornamental Sage is blooming around town, again, not much of it.

Look forward to next year with bees out in the farmland and pastures in my new apiary with abundant wildflowers, Mesquite, and Cotton nearby.

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Re: Follow the Bloom 2019
« Reply #79 on: September 06, 2019, 10:27:38 pm »
Brazialian pepper is just starting tampa area