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The bee herbarium

The bee herbarium is a (non-scientific) inventory of honey plants in the foraging era of Die (Drôme). I present here an extract. With this inventory, we realize the plant diversity over one year.
By adopting the point of view of bees, we observe if there are periods when the flowering of honey plants are absent, depriving an essential contribution of nectar and pollen for the bees.
Thus, by quantifying the extent and importance of flowering, we estimate the nutritional potential of the landscape. This inventory becomes the bees' herbarium.
It thus becomes the basis for establishing a honey landscape design, such as the one in the blue garden.
To learn more, you can view the dedicated site.