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Offline applebwoi

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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #40 on: March 05, 2010, 01:27:08 AM »
79109 in the Texas Panhandle.  Elms are blooming this week.

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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #41 on: March 07, 2010, 08:09:43 PM »
cascara blooming! from about the last week of feb. 98563
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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #42 on: March 09, 2010, 01:52:14 PM »
Dandelions blooming 2/25/10 at 78729
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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #43 on: March 09, 2010, 02:54:55 PM »
Holy cow!! Things are pollinating in America?!?

Actually, I have a pernicious weed here called chickweek that is about to bloom. I think it may be too chilly for the gals to get to it, though.
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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #44 on: March 17, 2010, 05:53:05 PM »
The girls are bringing in tan pollen (maple)...........Also saw my first bluebird today.....East central Wis. 53006........ :)

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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #45 on: March 18, 2010, 02:59:42 PM »
I cannot believe how many WI beeks are on here!! Welcome, oldwalt!

Can somebody tell me if bees get anything from bleep willows? I hear willows are a great first source, but is that weeping willow, bleep willow or other? We have the first 2 in the neighborhood.

I saw my girls bringing in yellow pollen. We also have chickweed right now. Is this chickweed or pollen being robbed from the dead hive nextdoor?
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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #46 on: March 22, 2010, 10:09:09 PM »
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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #47 on: March 29, 2010, 09:37:25 PM »
maples, willows, dandelions, chickweed, crocuses, some daffodils.

central WI
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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #48 on: April 01, 2010, 01:04:29 AM »
I already posted this on doak's thread .  I'll put it here too

central Virginia, near Lynchburg.

03/10/2010 - Silver Maple* - (seed as of 3/25/10)
03/12/2010 - Red Maple* - (seed as of 3/25/10)
03/13/2010 - Daffodil
03/13/2010 - Bush Honeysuckle*
03/14/2010 - Wild Cress*
03/14/2010 - Chickweed
03/14/2010 - European Black Alder
03/18/2010 - American Elm* - (seed as of 3/26/10)
03/19/2010 - Forsythia
03/21/2010 - Trout Lilly
03/21/2010 - Spice Bush
03/22/2010 - Green Ash
03/22/2010 - Dandelion*
03/22/2010 - Weeping Cherry*
03/22/2010 - Bradford Pear*
03/22/2010 - Ornamental shrub Magnolia*
03/23/2010 - Dead Nettle*
03/23/2010 - Ornamental Plum*
03/24/2010 - Ornamental Cherry*
03/24/2010 - Periwinkle
03/24/2010 - Box Elder
03/25/2010 - wild mustard (species)*
03/25/2010 - Flowering Quince
03/29/2010 - Sassafras
03/29/2010 - Serviceberry
03/29/2010 - Common Pear*
03/30/2010 - Redbud*
03/30/2010 - Norway Maple*
03/30/2010 - Aspen & Cottonwoods
03/30/2010 - Star of Bethlehem
03/30/2010 - Chickasaw Plum*

Dogwoods & Pin oaks will pop in the next few days.

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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #49 on: April 03, 2010, 10:56:45 AM »
Zipcode 43920

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4/3/2010

Dandelions, Maples,  Willow
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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #50 on: April 24, 2010, 08:56:07 PM »
37362 The first of the locust trees have started to bloom here. Southeast Tenneessee. 4/24

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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #51 on: May 06, 2010, 11:21:58 PM »
Strawberries :)
Wood violets
Dandelions, still
Chickweed, still
Leftover kale in my garden
Phlox
Last of the tulips, daffodils and hyacinths
Lilacs
Peaches
A few pears
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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #52 on: May 23, 2010, 02:55:21 AM »
blackberries opened today
saw my first white clover bloom

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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #53 on: May 23, 2010, 08:17:51 PM »
Westfield, MA 01085

Blooming plants:
Dandelions - 3/27/10
Weeping Willows - 03/29/10
Tulips - 03/29/10
Lavender - 03/29/10
Clover - 04/01/10
Lilacs - 05/02/10

Blooming now 5/20/10
Sea Rose, Roses, Buttercups and now the clover are purple.
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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #54 on: July 05, 2010, 01:16:59 PM »
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White clover
Red clover (fading)
Monarda (Beebalm)

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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #55 on: July 05, 2010, 09:52:45 PM »
I saw my first basswood blossoms today.

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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #56 on: July 05, 2010, 10:13:53 PM »
45103-- White clover, catnip, sage, salvia, agastache, conflower, squash, cukes, hostas...

I'm a newbee so not good at this. So I went through my garden to see what the honey bees like, and then did a hike in the woods to see what I could see. The main thing blooming that they are all over is white clover, Melilotus albus. I didn't even know that was clover until I looked it up.

In my gardens, the bees (and everything else) are all over the blooming catnip, Russian sage (Perovskia atriplicifolia), Hysop/Black Adder (Agastache), and the purple coneflowers. May Night Salvia (Salvia superba) is a bit spent, but bees still seem somewhat interested.

Probably doesn't count, but squash and cukes in my small veggie garden are blooming as well.

Hostas bloomed some weeks ago and the bees were on them. They are still blooming, but many blooms are now spent and I didn't see bees on the newer ones.

Tons of Queen Anne's Lace /wild carrot blooming right in front of the hive and not a single bee on it. They couldn't bee less interested in hydrangeas that are right behind the hive, either, or daisies, roses, or lots of other stuff. But I guess that's only news to me.

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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #57 on: July 08, 2010, 01:05:58 PM »
7/8/2010  Yellow and purple coneflowers

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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #58 on: July 18, 2010, 01:16:12 AM »
7/17/10 Tall Bellflower, Hairy Woodmint, Hoary Vervain, White Sweet Clover, White Clover, Common Mullein, Blackeyed Susan, Gray Headed Coneflower, Horsemint, Hedge Mustard, Woodland Sunflower, Pale Smartweed, Catnip, Purple Coneflower, Wild Bergamot, Purple Bergamot, Compass Plant

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Re: Map of What's Blooming
« Reply #59 on: July 18, 2010, 11:03:20 PM »
NE Ohio; Liatris (gayfeather) which the bees love more than just about anything. I think I would have more bees on my liatris than on a frame of honey left out! Purple coneflower which my bees like. Cleome (spiderflower) which they gravitate to when the liatris starts dying out. Teasel, which bees really like around here (especially bumblers).

 

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