Artichokes for the bees

By brucelovesbees
Honeybees on artichoke flower [LEFT]

OH MY GOODNESS! (Full disclosure: These are not my pictures.) I had no idea that artichokes looked so beautiful when left to bloom. It is obvious why honeybees seem to love them. Artichokes are in the same family as thistle, so I assume their pollen and nectar supply is similar, as in very good. Now I just have to get a hold of some seeds or young plants. Has anyone ever let artichokes flow….
SOURCE: https://ilovebees.buzz/2019/03/06/artichokes-for-the-bees/

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