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Old 12-11-2016, 09:37 PM   #1
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BEES: An Identification and Native Plant Forage Guide
Heather Holm

Available in February 2017

Looks like the book we have been waiting for. Native forage plants for native bees along with other pertinent information. I have admired her work for several years now so waiting impatiently.

Bee and Pollinator Books by Heather Holm - Attract, Observe and Identify Pollinators and Beneficial Insects with Native Plants

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This well-illustrated guide captures the beauty, diversity, and engaging world of bees and the native plants that support them. Superbly designed and organized, this is an indispensable source of information covering twenty-seven bee genera and profiles for approximately one hundred native trees, shrubs, and perennials for the Midwest, Great Lakes, and Northeast regions.
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"It would be hard to imagine a book more chock full of the information we need to save our native bees. From helpful ID tips, to body size ranges, to seasonal distribution to 99 species of the trees, shrubs, and perennials preferred by 27 genera of our most common bees, Heather Holm covers it all. This is the book pollination biologists and homeowners alike have been waiting for!"
​Douglas Tallamy, author of Bringing Nature Home
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Thanks for sharing.

I'll keep my eyes open for it.
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Thanks for sharing.

I'll keep my eyes open for it.
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While on the topic of bees...There's something that I've been wondering about

My son had an allergic reaction to a sting a few years back so now he has to carry one of those epi pens...Can a person that has had an alergic reaction still eat honey...take or ingest bee pollen for colds and the like or should he avoid such things all together?

As a child, bee stings never affected him but now his system reacts to them.
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Old 12-21-2016, 01:59 PM   #5
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Another book that I've put on my 'got to have' list. Really nice to have a recommendation like that from Tallamy. February will be here soon enough.
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