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Originally posted on Romancing the Bee:
Okay, I’ve accepted that all of you aren’t going to become beekeepers, despite my best efforts to persuade you to don a beesuit and pick up a smoker and a hive tool.
Some of you are allergic. Some of you just can’t understand how I can enjoy playing with critters that sometimes sting me. Beekeeping isn’t for everyone, and that’s okay.
So is there anything you can do to help save the bees? Absolutely!
As most of you know, bees collect nectar and pollen from plants for food. They make honey from the nectar. Pollen is their sole protein source (honey bees are vegetarians) and they use it to make food for their young.
Some plants have more nectar and pollen than others. According to Dr. Vetaley Stashenko, an apiculturist, naturopath and apitherapist, the five top plants to support the honeybees with nectar and pollen throughout the season are Borage…
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