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Bee's Need Flowers...… whats more to say?
 #4236  by Japey Edge
 23 Jul 2019, 15:17
We've two different types of lavender, the first was flowering 2-3 weeks ago, the second started flowering last week. The bees are all over it.

Might have to get some more for next year.
 #4327  by Chrisbarlow
 29 Jul 2019, 17:43
the bramble is certainly now on its last legs.

the rosebay willow herb is looking striking in areas and Ive seen fields full of ragwort around.
 #4404  by Chrisbarlow
 08 Aug 2019, 17:21
The white backs are full on now. The balsam is in full flower and they're taking advantage
 #4585  by Chrisbarlow
 21 Aug 2019, 14:05
I'm still seeing the rosebay Willow Herb flowering, which is good.
 #4791  by Chrisbarlow
 10 Sep 2019, 16:43
Rosebay still out, it can be odd what you sometimes wee flower this year in hedge rows, I've also seen some thistle and red poppy flowering.

I've not found any ivy flowering yet.
 #4796  by MickBBKA
 11 Sep 2019, 01:58
Rosebay is well finished here. There is a flush of Dandelion, yellow thistle, small amounts of HB and in town Old mans beard. At my out apiaries this year there was a distinctive lack of white clover. I think the worst August ever caused that. May and July were very productive though this year and I have never ever before had honey in July. Usually the June gap lasts from mid June until the end of April here.
Best year ever overall though, so no complaints from me.

Cheers, Mick.
 #4811  by Chrisbarlow
 13 Sep 2019, 17:49
Starting to see fluffy rosebay Willow herb at now.
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