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RichardBeeW 

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Thanks Mark. Not just with your pics, I get this with other’s pics also. Maybe something with my IPad or browser settings. Just wondered if any else has a similar problem...
Yes, the same, same pic too I think
 

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North of London something has been coming in for the last few weeks and I don't know what it is: light yellow, lemony flavour, dense but not yet capped; about 140lbs from 3 colonies on one site. If it was ivy it would have set by now. Took off the borage yesterday and left this for capping. Any ideas?
 
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North of London something has been coming in for the last few weeks and I don't know what it is: light yellow, lemony flavour, dense but not yet capped; about 140lbs from 3 colonies on one site. If it was ivy it would have set by now. Took off the borage yesterday and left this for capping. Any ideas?
Have you had a drive/walk around Eric you might end up finding what it is they are foraging on, could it be green manure of some kind white mustard?
 
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Firefly 

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I just walked through 70ish acres of mixed Phacelia and vetch in full flower that someone has planted near my home. In full flower. There wasn't a moment when I couldn't see a bee. They are coming over the hedge like Cylon raiders. Hopefully mine have found it
 

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could it be green manure of some kind
I just walked through 70ish acres of mixed Phacelia
Thanks for the tips: I came across this definition of phacelia honey:
Color: from light beige to white, translucent glassy
Aroma: mild and delicate with a fine pleasant flavor
Taste: nice soft lemony scent and taste

The Hive Honey Shop stocks Hungarian Phacelia honey which is runny clear yellowish in colour, with a very delicate butter rounded flavour.

Phacelia or similar likely, so long as I ignore the beige to white and butter.
 

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North of London something has been coming in for the last few weeks and I don't know what it is: light yellow, lemony flavour, dense but not yet capped; about 140lbs from 3 colonies on one site. If it was ivy it would have set by now. Took off the borage yesterday and left this for capping. Any ideas?
More borage?
 

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It’s still H. Balsam, loads of white splodges in abundance
 
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