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Author Topic: pollen and nectar  (Read 284 times)
Carol
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« on: January 22, 2014, 08:55:50 PM »

If the bees are bringing in pollen does that mean that there is also plenty of nectar to be had?
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« Reply #1 on: January 22, 2014, 09:19:14 PM »

not always.
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« Reply #2 on: January 22, 2014, 09:21:09 PM »

Not necessarily, many plants need warm temperatures to release necktar, pollen is not temperature sensitive.
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« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2014, 11:21:23 AM »

Thanks....had a freeze and frost here last night but bees are foraging and bringing in some pollen...Sun is shining and warming up so maybe some nectar to be had.
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« Reply #4 on: January 23, 2014, 11:47:44 AM »

My OB hive is bringing in pollen and using the capped honey that is in the supers. There is none in the brood frame.
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