Bees, Please   Leave a comment

I ran across this yellow-flowering bush on the western edge of the property a couple of days ago.  I could tell it’s likely a member of the sunflower family, but haven’t yet identified it.

Whatever it is, it’s certainly free-flowering; an explosion of yellow.  The local bees were ecstatic.  There’s only a couple in this shot, but there were dozens buzzing around happily.  There’ve been so many news stories about the mass die-offs of honeybees, and the possible consequences to our food supply, that it’s nice to see the little critters healthy and active.


Posted July 21, 2012 by stablewoman in Flowers, Nature

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