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Galactic Bee
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« on: December 27, 2007, 01:37:14 AM »,21985,22974302-2862,00.html?from=public_rss?

Looks like the purple plant is drought resistant. Hey Geoff you may want to move your bees.  grin


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« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2007, 02:49:11 PM »

It is the lavender plants that get my bees through much of the dry period here in Northern California.
They can't get enough of these flowers.

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« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2007, 02:56:24 PM »

Laveneder gets worked hard, i only wish I had more. And yes it survives w/ little water.

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« Reply #3 on: December 27, 2007, 05:35:27 PM »

I planted six lavender next to my hives and I am glad to here is helps during the dry season in California.  I understand lavender honey is great and here it comands a good price.

It is getting cold even here in sacramento, California.  I expect the first snow in Fiddletown (where my bees are) this week.

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