Quote of the day:
In fact, the mere act of opening the box will determine the state of the cat, although in this case there were three determinate states the cat could be in: these being Alive, Dead, and Bloody Furious.”
– Terry Pratchet
Forage in May for:
Alexanders, Beech leaves, Cow Parsley, Hairy Bittercress, Dandelion Flowers , Cleavers, Primroses, Ransoms, Sweet Violets, Hawthorn, Lime leaves, Red Clover, Ox-eye Daisy, Garlic Mustard, Wild Garlic
Tag Archives: Honey bee
Silent Sunday – The Face of the Black Widow?
Posted in Bees Tagged #SilentSunday, Black Widow, Gardening, Honey bee, Iris tuberosa, Photography, pollination, spring flowers 5 Comments
Wordless Wednesday – Ice skating to Ravel’s Bolero
Posted in Bees, Flowers, Wordless Tagged Gardening, Honey bee, Horticulture, Hoverfly, Leaf-cutter bee, opium poppies, Photography, Poppies 13 Comments
Wordless Wednesday – Supper, one (snow)drop at a time
Posted in Bees, Flowers, Nature, Wordless Tagged Galanthus nivalis, Honey bee, Photography, snowdrop, Wildlife 13 Comments
Dreaming in Wandlebury Ring
I love the atmosphere at Wandlebury Ring, near Cambridge. Standing in its deep ditches it is easy to feel slightly lost in time. I can dream of giants (Gogmagog), warriors (Romans), knights (see Gervase) and of Kings (James II). Way … Continue reading
Posted in Flowers, History, Nature, Out and about, Trees, Walks, Winter Tagged Cambridgeshire, Country park, Galanthus nivalis, Gog Magog, Honey bee, Iron Age fortification, snowdrops, Wandlebury Hillfort, Wandlebury Ring, Yew trees 25 Comments
Wordless Wednesday – 07/10/2015 – This is why I love sedum ….
Posted in Nature, Plants, Wordless Tagged Bee magnet, Bumblebees, Gardening, Honey bee, Sedum spectabile 'Autumn Joy' 7 Comments
Wordless Wednesday – 08/04/2015. Yum, here I come …
Posted in Nature, The home garden, Wordless Tagged Anemone blanda, Honey bee Leave a comment
The Bees are Back in Town
Today there was a distinct hum in the garden. It is hard not to get excited about spring with all that activity!
Posted in Nature Tagged Apis mellifera, Bees, Honey bee, Winter honeysuckle Leave a comment