Tag Archives: Apple blossom

A blossom bower

Deep in the puffs of apple blossom, With surround-sound provided by buzzing bees, A cosy nest has been built. Well, I say ‘built’ and ‘cosy’, but we are talking about wood pigeons here … and that means it’s actually a … Continue reading

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Fat bees and fragrant apple blossom

What a wonder our little crab apple tree (Malus ‘John Downie’) on the driveway is! It is covered in a thick snowy crust of pink and white blossom and is humming with the hypnotic sounds of bees and insects, hovering … Continue reading

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