FOUND A BEES NEST

I was working in the garden the other day and I saw a small heap of cut leafs so I wanted to flatten it and all of a sudden the heap began to buzz !! Then I saw the bee’s. That was 2 days ago, by now they are rebuilding the heap but it is not yet as high as it was. I looked them up in a book about bees and they are farmworm bees (colletus daviesanus).

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THIS IS THE FLATENED HEAP MADE OF CUT LEAFS

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THE ENTRANCE OF THE NEST IS UNDER THE YELLOW TWIG, ALAS THEY WERE TOO FAST FOR MY CAMERA TO GET A PHOTO OF THEM

Have a great day !

ANOTHER VISIT TO THE ARBORETUM

Now that we have a membership card for the Arboretum we can go as often as we want to, so we went again last week.

Here are some pictures of the garden.

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DSC05066THE ROSEGARDEN HAD ONLY A FEW FLOWER LEFT

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BUT THE BUTTERFLY AND BEE GARDEN WAS IN FULL BLOOM

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ALLIUMS WERE POPULAR AMONGST THE BEES

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WHITE CORNFLOWERS

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LOOK AT THIS TRUNK !!

I HOPE YOU ARE ALL OK AND HAVING A GREAT SUMMER !!! THANKS FOR VISITING.