Category Archives: Bees

Wordless Wednesday – Cornflower blue

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Wordless Wednesday – Poker Face

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Wildlife Wednesday – Knapweed Magnetism

Over the years I have noticed that knapweed is as attractive as thistles to winged insects. It has similar shaped flowers and is a similar colour, but thank goodness it is a lot less prickly than thistles. So I’ve happily … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Bees love poppies

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Wordless Wednesday – Astronauts!

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Wordless Wednesday – Plantlife’s #NoMowMay

Why not quit mowing your lawn (or a part of it) for the rest of May? Links below: #NoMowMay #WorldBeeDay #ScareMow

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Hairy-Footed Flower Bees

This is a photo of a bee having a good guzzle from a red deadnettle.  The bee looks particularly furry and indeed it is, but what is most impressive is the length of the hairs  … on its legs. Especially … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – A Sniff of Spring

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Wordless Wednesday – Dirty faces amongst the Tommies!

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Six on Saturday – All Change

28/12/2019 So, this is the last Six-on-Saturday for 2019. Many thanks to Jonathon, The Propagator, for hosting such a fun and inclusive meme throughout the year. Here are my six today: 1) Mahonia – Borrowed glory OK, this is in … Continue reading

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