Tag Archives: Flowers

Bees’ Knees

Do bees have knees? I’m sure they must: they certainly have joints galore on their legs but are any classified as knees or is there some other name? I am not an apiculturist I couldn’t say. What I can say … Continue reading

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Noise and Fury….

Late spring i starting to merge into early summer. The garden is throwing off its spring splashes of garish bulb colours and slowly adopting its summer hues. Along with this the bees have returned in their frantic search for pollen. … Continue reading

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Up With the Birds….

One of the joys (?) of where I live is that at the moment the dawn chorus is really really loud and so if you happen to stir around about dawn from your slumbers the chances of going back to … Continue reading

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Too Warm….

Autumn is here with a vengeance only it’s not. We are now well into September and the temperature still has a pleasant feel to it. When I was out at dawn this morning I didn’t need my gloves! Don’t get … Continue reading

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Erratum….

In my previous post I claimed that I was hand holding a 600 mm lenses and it was crazy that I could do that. Well it turns out things just got a whole more crazy as I had set the … Continue reading

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Last Day of Spring….

As the last day of spring draws a close to this year’s collection of crazy weather it seems I am transferring my interest to different fauna in the garden. ‘Tis the season to pollinate….

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Busy Busy Time!…..

Last week i felt a bit becalmed – not quite sure which way to move next. Now I’m rushed off of my feet – just too much to do. Why is that? In part it is because the spring is … Continue reading

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Spring’s Soggy Edges….

What a strange spring we are living through this year. Early spring was all warm and promise but as the dog days of the season come along we endure overcast dampness. Yet all around the garden is alive with life. … Continue reading

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Strange May…

Snow in May – who would have thought that possible? That is what we had the other day in Manchester during the Champions league semi final and it has been cold in these parts as well but could enough for … Continue reading

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Autumn comes but once a year….

Up until last week autumn hadn’t really happened. Yes some of the trees were turning but not as many as there should be by now. (My measure of this is personal experience so not very scientific I know.) Now, oh … Continue reading

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