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Offline wtiger

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I guess the willows are blooming
« on: May 06, 2008, 02:43:01 PM »
Well I guess the willows are blooming now.  I brushed by a young one while I was outside.  I got back inside and looked at the arm that had brushed against it and it was covered in yellow pollen.  Not just a little, but enough to make a part of my arm look lemon yellow until I brushed it off.  Looks like the girls have plenty to eat.  I was wondering what that shade of yellow pollen was that the girls were bringing in.  Now I know.

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Re: I guess the willows are blooming
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2008, 03:43:50 PM »
What part of east central Missouri are you? Any where near Louisiana?

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Re: I guess the willows are blooming
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2008, 03:50:33 PM »
Hey wtiger,
    The bleep willows at least are done other willows are still providing a source.  In our area the bees are foraging on apple blossoms and ornamental trees.  Good time for swarms.  LOL

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Re: I guess the willows are blooming
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2008, 06:21:44 PM »
about 50 miles west southwest of st. louis.