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Busy Bee

This Hardy Hibiscus is one of my favorite plants in the backyard.  Clearly this bee thinks it has hit the jackpot.  I couldn’t get a photo, but the bees are so loaded down with pollen that they can hardly fly away.

Bees, Bees, Bees...

Bees, Bees, Bees…


My friend who brought us the Honey Bee hives came up yesterday to check on them and ensure all is going well. We are just learning how to care for them so having a someone with lots of knowledge and experience come up is great. 282 more words

Random Thoughts

True Blue Aussie Bees

There are over 1,600 species of “true blue” Australian native bees. Australian native bees can be black, yellow, red, metallic green or even black with blue polka dots! 278 more words


Flower naughty bits

When I got my macro lens for my birthday a year ago, I became fascinated by flowers – pollen and stamens in particular. The echinacea (featured photo) was my first shot. 42 more words


Outside the day was perfection

Watching the bees

Here are the words of the blazing day
and the once beautiful arrangements.
It was heady, was it not?
The arrival of this brightest of days. 109 more words