Tag Archives: Pollination

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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Another Month Gone….

My friend told me the other week that when it comes to calculating how manys years such and such happened you must always remember to add one to your estimation because we all seem to have mental blockage about 2020. … 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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A few Days in the Garden….

  Another period of immobility – getting old is a real pain!   So nothing more to do than to pass the time of day in the garden.

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Continuing a theme….

  I know, I know, I getting to be a real bore but one last time.  These images were captured on a camera that most of the talking heads on the Internet wouldn’t be seen dead with – I don’t … Continue reading

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15 Minutes by the Climbing Rose….

  I always find that I am fighting a losing battle trying to capture bees – especially with my antiquated equipment.   Hoverflies on the other hand are far more obliging.

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How to Kill the Buzz…

So two weeks in and what little reserve of fun I had has totally evaporated.   Every day around 4pm I hit the UK Covid dashboard for the latest figures on just how the infection in Leicester is doing and I … Continue reading

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Be careful what you wish for…

Was it just one week ago?  Was it really? Well yes it was and boy have things changed since I moaned about the tiny heatwave we were enduring at the time (by we I mean me!).  Since that day it … Continue reading

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