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Buzz Is in the Air

At long last, the plum blossoms are open. The cold February and early March put a damper on spring, but no more. In the garden the bees are awake, digging out of their dens, and buzzing about. If they couldn’t … Continue reading

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Bumblebees Love Blue

The ceanothus is in full bloom and is swarming with all kinds of bees, including bumblebees. There is so much pollen to collect, the bumblebee legs fly wedging pollen into their hairy legs, and cleaning their big eyes. As hard … Continue reading

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Bumblebee

Here is one of the many bumblebees which buzz about at a man and his hoe®. Without them, there would be far fewer things to eat around here. Sadly, many bumblebees are in trouble. One of them, the Western Bumblebee, … Continue reading

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