Nectar flow is when one or more major nectar sources are blooming and the weather is cooperating, allowing bees to collect the nectar. There’s a great resource that lists when native plants are blooming for a particular region, based on historical data. (In this unusually temperate year, this may not be Read more >
[This picture] shows some really cool deep red pollen collected in Southern Indiana, in early March. Any idea where the red pollen comes from? I think the purple flower sticking to the pollen sac may be a good clue. Readers, any ideas? Please use the comment area below. Read more >
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When treating the ground with salt water to control Small Hive Beetle (SHB), what ratio of water to salt do you use?
Roughly ten pounds per 25 gallons. Read more >