Photo of a bee that has the face of a man with a beard.
Parsley is a great herb to keep in the garden, and even if you can’t stand eating it – the chooks and quail will. To start with, they get along with just about all other plants, have deep set roots that help break up the soil and bring up nutrients that others can’t reach (especially …
Morning dew drops flick
off an old rosemary bush,
bees race for pollen
Adding Rosemary to your garden will attract bees
Lots of buzzing around my place whenever parsley is in flower. Those bees just love them, which is great for them because they want pollen. Great for me also, because you can be sure they will help pollinate everything else. Those pollen sacks are filling up quick! Bees seem to wrestle more than dance when it comes …
You see how they use their third pair of legs to pull open these Broad Bean flowers? If not then put your cursor over the photos and click the right hand arrow to speed things up. Just one of the many wonders I’ve noticed this Spring.
Ever hear the term ‘bee magnet’? That’s what a Lavender in flower is – a magnet. The colour attracts them, the nectar keeps them (but not for as long as my camera does!). +Shane Genziuk