I Brake For Bees

We have had several days of rain this past week 🙂 and have been able to stop watering and work on weed pulling and lawn mowing. As I was mowing yesterday evening I was reminded of this post from 2016. Thanks for reading and have a great day!

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I told my husband that I need a t-shirt that says “I brake for bees” but probably more appropriate would be a bumper sticker pasted on the back of our riding lawn tractor.

This may be something only another beekeeper can understand, and even among beekeepers I might be in the minority. It wasn’t something that I thought about before I realized I was doing it, but as I mow the lawn at the farm I often see honey bees foraging on the dandelion or clover blossoms. My natural reaction is to yield them the right of way. Of course having wrote the check to purchase packages of bees, along with reaping the rewards of their labors, I have a great understanding of their value. Now it may or may not be the case that they will move out of the way of the mower just like the chickens and dogs move out of…

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4 thoughts on “I Brake For Bees

    1. Honey bees do love clover. One of the things I have realized is that the clover can be mowed and will continue to blossom. We usually mix it with grass seed if we are planting an area that we will use as lawn.

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