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Author Topic: Strawberries and honey flow  (Read 568 times)
IABeeMan
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« on: March 22, 2009, 10:13:25 AM »

 I was wondering if strawberries make a good honey crop? I know the berries benefit greatly from the bees but am wondering if the honey crop is good from the strawberries.
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« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2009, 10:36:13 AM »

not so much here.  they have to much other stuff to work and strawberries are not a 1st choice.  they will work what is available, so if strawberries are all that's around, they will go to that.  i do see bumblebees on mine, but that's about it.
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« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2009, 05:04:54 PM »

 According to Walt Kelly, a commercial beek that lives very near "the strawberry capital of the world", Plant City, Fl.
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