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Author Topic: What looks to be flowering in your area? Victoria  (Read 709 times)
Queen Bee
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« on: October 10, 2012, 03:12:34 AM »

Hi Folks, just wondering what looks like flowering in your area this season and where are you roughly? Anyone from up near the Murray River or near Little Desert?
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« Reply #1 on: October 10, 2012, 05:21:06 AM »

I have 9 hives in Glen Waverley, Melbourne. I have walked the local streets and there are heaps and I mean heaps of flowering shrubs! Both ornamental and natives like grevillas and banksia's. Some late bloom blossoms are flowering which the bees appreciate. The ones i have in the Yarra Valley some sporadic eucalyptus (mess gum) is in flower.

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« Reply #2 on: October 10, 2012, 06:17:03 PM »

  Very local Gippsland, eucalypts, wattle, apple, lavender, rosemary, clover, capeweed (not much fortunately), camelias (50 of them) and hawthorn. Should label the honey Geoffs 57 Varieties.

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« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2012, 06:31:08 PM »

You don't like the capeweed? What are they getting off the camellias, pollen?
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