Tag Archives: maple
Should you feed pollen supplement?
In mid-March, Stevo Sun, a Calgary resident, sent some gorgeous pictures of honey bees foraging on silver maple. Maple is an ornamental here, at our elevation and latitude. But for less than $250, you can pick up a young tree … Continue reading
Posted in Beekeeping, Honey Plants, Native Bees Tagged feeding bees, maple, pollen 5 Comments
Maple Syrup is Dark
It’s February. Maple syrup time in Quebec. The saps are flowing! I live in western Canada (no maple syrup trees here on the windy prairies) so I don’t think a lot about the sugar tapping going on at the moment … Continue reading
Posted in Honey, Strange, Odd Stuff Tagged honey, maple, maple syrup, Quebec, sucrose 13 Comments