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New Bee
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Location: Quincy, California USA

« on: March 09, 2006, 10:44:46 PM »

I have lots of manzanita on my property and in the area.  It is blooming now and I'm wondering if it is a significant source of nectar or pollen for my bees.


P.S. Also, does anyone know a good site to locate a list of significant bee plants in the Northern California area?
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Location: Marysville, CA

« Reply #1 on: April 05, 2006, 03:51:29 PM »

I heard in a beg. beekeeping class that manzanita makes great honey! In our class text, manzanita is listed in bold for the month of march (in Grass Valley) as a significant source for the bees. Good luck.

Peace, Love, & Sunshine!
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« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2007, 10:55:45 AM »

Oh yes great source of honey its in Pellets book on American honey Plants

"It's not about Honey it's not about Money It's about SURVIVAL" Charles Martin Simmon
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