The gentleness of the early winter has ebbed away, leaving these brave flowers in its wake, as weather with sharper teeth accompanies the first week of February. There was a dusting of snow here over the weekend, although it is the ice that seems to be lingering longer. I examined the pond this morning and … More february flowering
Blue sky, sunshine, a flush of spring flowers, and a Queen bee. A poor shot on the scruffiest primula she could find, (a blue one, naturally. How they love blue flowers) but the first sighting of a Bombus terrestris -Buff tailed bee-this year. Crazily, there were 2 other species on the wing although moving too … More it’s a bee-autiful day
A tiny water lily, 3 inches across, in a pond that mirrors the sky. (Best viewed enlarged) And another.