My name is Dr Margriet Dogterom and am the founder and owner of Beediverse. I write this blog for all who love bees and who want to learn more about these wonderful creatures.
|Cleaned cocoons stored in a petri dsih.|
|A petri dish lid protects bees,
and at the same time allows air movement
between inside and outside of the petri dish.
|This is an early blooming apple variety. Most other apple varieties are still in the tight-bud stage. Note dandelion bloom in background. When orchard bloom is behind, and food resources are scarce for bees, dandelion bloom provides bees with ample pollen and nectar.|
|Crab apple pollinizer in full bloom|
|Apple blossom at the pop-corn stage.|
|These apple blossoms will be out soon!|