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Bee's Need Flowers...… whats more to say?
 #8076  by NigelP
 30 Jun 2020, 18:53
What you are probably seeing Chris is Bell heather. It starts to flower about a month earlier than ling heather. I've tried several times for a bell heather harvest, taking some bees to the moors early July.....failed every time.
If you ever get some it's a ruby red honey which will spin out like any other honey.
 #8077  by Chrisbarlow
 30 Jun 2020, 19:33
NigelP wrote:
30 Jun 2020, 18:53
What you are probably seeing Chris is Bell heather. It starts to flower about a month earlier than ling heather. I've tried several times for a bell heather harvest, taking some bees to the moors early July.....failed every time.
If you ever get some it's a ruby red honey which will spin out like any other honey.
Cheers Nigel. I never knew that
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