Category Archives: Just for Fun
Thanks to the bees, my yard is once again covered in glorious PINK! Mason Bees and Honey Bees are excellent pollinators of fruit trees, and my cherry trees were laden with blossoms again this year. Thought I’d share some photos:
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Temps went from the 50s to 90s this week in no. VA, and the bees were chewing out of their cocoons like crazy! Too much, too fast – but check out this newly-emerged male: harkening back, or bidding au revoir?
We hit 82F today in no. VA, and the bees (and me) were loving it. By 8:30 this morning I could hear them crunching out of their cocoons, and – behold – my ‘first-to-emerge’ young male Orchard Mason Bee of … Continue reading
I frequently volunteer at elementary schools to teach children about native bees, and some of their questions are so funny. Here’s my favorite from yesterday’s visit: Do you think Bees are as busy as Beavers?