08.12.13 bees do it

There’s a lot of focus on pollinators these days so it seemed fitting to portray this one in full living color.  It’s always good to see the bees doing their thing. On this visit, the sandpit was buzzing with pollinators of every stripe digging into the wild thistle blossoms with singular, ecstatic focus.

blog081213_bee on b&w thistles224/365: bee on thistle

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07.13.13 catching a buzz

The butterfly weed is in full bloom. It is almost impossibly orange and attracting all sorts of attention in the prairie garden. Always happy to see a bee doing it’s thing…

blog071313_butterflyweedwithbee194/365: butterfly weed with bee