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So a bee keeping, yurt building, compost master specialist it is.

I wish I knew what I was doing for more than 10 days at a time. It seems to be the nature of my life recently that the ideas and feelings are an infinite knot that doesn’t want to straighten out so I can tie it into anything useful. 579 more words

Tree Roots In Sandy Ground

Sleepy Bees: Cold in July

Unless one is living in the southern hemisphere, one should never have to say the words “Come inside and get warm,” in the middle of July.  97 more words


Butterflies, Bees and Wildflowers : Summer Lovin'

This week the Weekly Photo Challenge is looking for our take on Summer Lovin’, and what better than going back to nature.   At the weekend I went cliff walking at Ballycotton, in County Cork, and was happy to see the bumble bees being busy collecting honey from the wildflowers, while the butterflies were their airy fairy selves, flitting from flower to flower.     31 more words


Seeds v Seedballs v Plugs v Plants

If you are trying to establish a wildflower garden there are a number of ways of obtaining wildflower plants.
Each has its advantages; each is tempting in its own way. 486 more words


"Made by Bees" - Studio Libertiny

Thomas Gabzerdil Libertiny created these amazing honeycomb vases with help of bees, which was later expanded to other work (VesselsSeed of Narcissus, The Unbearable Lightness, and more)


Blue Vervain Flowering

Blue Vervain (Verbena hastata) is a fairly tall (2 – 5 feet) flowering plant found in wet meadows. Its flower spikes branch upwards like the arms of a candelabra, and each has a ring of blue-purple flowers. 112 more words

Flowering Plants

mountain of happiness

A gallery instead of a collage, its Tuesday’s triptych with a difference . Making the most of macros with my Ricoh CX3 and a windowsill herb garden. A chance to closely study the pollinators that are drawn to Oregano blooms – no wonder this herb translates as mountain happiness.