Tag Archives: bees

The biggest magnet for insects

Yesterday, I was pleased to get a few more plants potted on. It looks like temperatures are warming up and it won’t be long before tender crops can be going in the garden. Of course, in this activity there is … Continue reading

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The sweet smell of apple blossom

I’ve just been watching pairs of pigeons fighting/courting. One of example of how much more entertaining the garden can be in comparison with television. The other main joy today has been smelling the apple blossom. Why I’ve never before thought … Continue reading

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The pros and cons of rocket

In 2014, I dug up the two rocket bushes in the back garden as I wanted the space for other things. It was a sad moment but, in truth, I needn’t have fretted because it found its way back onto … Continue reading

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Mint flowers

I really have no idea how mint appeared in a pot with nothing growing in it. But it has survived not being watered and now it is blooming. I’d never seen mint in flower before, so this is another first … Continue reading

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The first honey bee sighting 

Twenty-one degrees and sunny today. Sadly, very little of that could be enjoyed outside. After work and piano and voting in the local elections, however, the forum for my local community had a special vote for how we want our … Continue reading

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Blossom and bees

When the sun came out briefly yesterday morning, I took a photo of the apple tree which is blossoming for the first time this year. It is so exciting, waiting to see what happens – with every plant, in fact. … Continue reading

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