Author Topic: Nectar and Pollen Plants for Massachusetts Beekeepers  (Read 877 times)

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Nectar and Pollen Plants for Massachusetts Beekeepers
« on: April 06, 2016, 08:31:34 AM »
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Here is an excellent list of nectar and pollen plants specifically for beekeepers in Massachusetts.  The list also includes the sugar concentrations of some species.  The sugar concentration info could be valuable to all beekeepers.
http://www.wicwas.com/sites/default/files/downloads/Nectar_&_Pollen_Plants_of_Massachusetts.pdf
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Re: Nectar and Pollen Plants for Massachusetts Beekeepers
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2016, 09:39:02 AM »
Thanks Baker That is a very comprehensive list of plants, many will find quite a few of these plants growing in their area. With it listing the benefits to the bees by time of year, whether it produces pollen, nectar or both and with it providing the sugar concentration This list is worth printing out fir all beekeepers regardless of where you live.
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Re: Nectar and Pollen Plants for Massachusetts Beekeepers
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2016, 04:36:37 PM »
Thanks B12
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Re: Nectar and Pollen Plants for Massachusetts Beekeepers
« Reply #3 on: April 08, 2016, 11:59:23 PM »
what apis said, thanks bakers, it's been 'pinned' in general beekeeping for all to find quickly.
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Re: Nectar and Pollen Plants for Massachusetts Beekeepers
« Reply #4 on: August 25, 2016, 06:01:52 PM »
This is awesome!  We are not that far from the Massachusetts border, so this list is applicable to my area.  This is being bookmarked.  Thanks so much!🌻🌻

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Re: Nectar and Pollen Plants for Massachusetts Beekeepers
« Reply #5 on: September 22, 2016, 11:41:48 PM »
This is helpful even being in the south, I want to do the best for my bees  thanks

 

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