Dearth-Piedmont, NC

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by rail, Jun 21, 2011.

  1. rail

    rail New Member

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    When is the dearth-North Carolina, Piedmont?
     
  2. Iddee

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    Right now. With no rain for many weeks, the blooms that are out have nothing in them. It is normally in July and August.
     

  3. rail

    rail New Member

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    What should I do, to properly care for the hive?
     
  4. Iddee

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    If there is plenty of stores in it, NOTHING....
     
  5. rail

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    Yesterday was the first day since package install I did not see the ladies bring in pollen.

    Today they are bringing in large amounts of bright yellow pollen. We had early am rain! :yahoo: Assume weather related?

    What tree or plant produces bright yellow pollen in the Piedmont-Triad, NC?
     
  6. Iddee

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    Likely squash, cucumber, pumpkin, ETC. Gardens are in full bloom right now.
     
  7. tecumseh

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    if you were here rail the obvious and I suspect only answer to your question would be wild sunflowers.