Tag Archives: Bumblebees

Wordless Wednesday – The considerable allure of teasel

   

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The Flight of the Bumblebee

Yesterday the sun was shining brightly, the birds were singing, the bees were buzzing and this (queen buff-tailed I think) bumblebee was flying around nice and slowly, looking for potential nest sites maybe. As a bit of Sunday fun, in … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Enjoying the Ring of Fire on a volcanic cone

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Wildlife Wednesday – Long tongues down long throats

We’ve spent the summer re-digging the pond on the patio due to a worrying leak, but now it is done. The nine fish are back in it, as are some much reduced baskets of iris, skunk cabbage and marsh marigold. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday: It feels like spring

  “Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems.”     ~ Rainer Maria Rilke    

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Wordless Wednesday – 07/10/2015 – This is why I love sedum ….

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Bumbling towards summer

Yesterday I was planting out some of the flowers and vegetables bursting from their modules in the greenhouse. So I was head down in the borders and beds for much of the day. There was a lot of humming going … Continue reading

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