Though spring is near and things are starting to bud out for us, there’s still not a lot for the bees just yet. BUT…we can offer them a bit of Redbud in the front yard as well a little tree in the backyard. They LOVE this and are all over each year. We love to see the beautiful purple blooms explode each spring – it’s not there yet but soon it will be and if you stand under it and stay still and simply look to the sky, you’ll see the bees just buzzing from one flower to the next. The tree comes to life with their movements. Pretty neat to see. They had been seeking nourishment from our Boxwood and Rosemary bushes so sure they are enjoying this today, especially with the sun out and temperatures in the upper 80s and then low 90s around 4:30p.
We also had this creature buzzing around so I snapped some shots of it though it was up high and since I’m only 5’1″, I had a hard time getting a close shot. Mark thinks it may have been a bumblebee. All I know is that it was a giant next to our little bees.