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Field Bee
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« on: March 29, 2011, 08:53:59 PM »

The current issue of Country mag. has some pics from the Texas hillcountry.  Are there any beeks here that have bees in this area and/or do these flowers make good honey.  I know the tubular shape of some prohibit honeybees but not being from the area, I was wondering if the honey matches the beauty?

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« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2011, 06:25:58 PM »

You know wildflowers are bigger in Texas.
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« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2011, 09:50:41 PM »

i can tell you that the blue bonnet flowers that my father in law grows across his yard every spring get worked very much by my bees.

i would guess the texas bees would work em as well.


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« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2011, 05:21:11 PM »

Thur experience and many interviews, here is the best honeyflow calendar on texas honey plants around:

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