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Offline ArmucheeBee

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Texas Wildflowers
« on: March 29, 2011, 09:53:59 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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Re: Texas Wildflowers
« Reply #1 on: March 30, 2011, 07:25:58 PM »
You know wildflowers are bigger in Texas.

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Re: Texas Wildflowers
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2011, 10:50:41 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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Re: Texas Wildflowers
« Reply #3 on: April 09, 2011, 06:21:11 PM »
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