Tag Archives: phenology

Red and Beige pollen

Last Friday (3/18/2016) I visited 3 hives. While there I took a walk to see if I could find bees working the Purple dead-nettle (Lamium purpureum). I had observed bees entering hives with RED pollen and thought it was from the Nettle. … Continue reading

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I was at a stop light on Main Street in Richmond, Indiana on 3/20/2016. As you can see the Magnolias are just beginning to bloom here. If you’re not ready for your beekeeping year to begin you had better get busy. … Continue reading

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This report is within my trapping area.  So Daffodils in bloom as of 3/13/16. Check out for Bloom Progress in your State as well as surrounding States.  This information can be found on BeeSource.com

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December Dandelions?

While taking a walk with my family a couple of weeks ago I noticed a blast from the past. Dandelions blooming in December?  Strange as it may be, there they were. I snapped a picture. They didn’t look very spunky, … Continue reading

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A Thursday I’d like to forget.

It all started out like any other day.  Jada has been driving me crazy for weeks to take her fishing before the weather got bad.  One advantage of home-schooling is the flexibility in schedule.  After getting permission from the teacher … Continue reading

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