Is dolomite safe for bees?

Discussion in 'General Beekeeping' started by Rib Bones, Oct 2, 2011.

  1. Rib Bones

    Rib Bones New Member

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    my hive is only about 30 days old vary strong just put super on drawing comb....? is I had soil checked for garden sez we need dolomite . it not a pesticide but dont want to do anything to hurt them.
     
  2. Iddee

    Iddee New Member

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    ""In horticulture, dolomite and dolomitic limestone are added to soils and soilless potting mixes to lower their acidity and as a magnesium source. Home and container gardening are common examples of this use.""

    It shouldn't be a problem for bees. It's just a type of stone.
     

  3. riverrat

    riverrat New Member

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    Dolomite is a mineral. It will have no effect on the bees. They will ignore
    it and move on.
     
  4. Rib Bones

    Rib Bones New Member

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    thanks guys i knew ya would knew.is there a list on what pesticides and ferdalizers i can use on our garden.new bees new garden boy ill have alot of ?s.ill check back later gone fishing. :yahoo:
     
  5. efmesch

    efmesch Active Member

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    Don't put any bees on your hooks. :lol: