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Pollen Power

Pollen Power

Cool temperatures and honey bees do not a good team make. Since honey bees don't forage until temperatures hit 50 to 55 degrees, we haven't seen many bees gathering pollen from our nectarine trees. If you love nectarines, there's a lot to love....

Pollen Power
Pollen Power

HONEY BEE forages in a nectarine blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pollen Everywhere
Pollen Everywhere

POLLEN-PACKIN' honey bee is headfirst inside a nectarine blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Pollen Load
Pollen Load

THIS POLLEN LOAD is comparable to a beach ball next to a human. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Monday, February 28, 2011 at 8:16 PM
 
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