I spent the day yesterday at Tree to Me, an organic orchard in the Similkameen Valley. The apples were in bloom. Before grafting some apple trees and maintaining the grafts I put […]
My seven year-old Transparent apple tree and her sister branch of Benvoulin apples are blooming gloriously today. We have all been getting ready for this for a year now, and are very […]
When the wind is a bee. Filbert catkins, waiting for the wind. When a bee is the wind. Well, a wasp, but what a tiny beauty with her fur stole! […]
If you want to find beetles, give them a soft bed, the complementary shape to a beetle, and wait. They will come, because they made you that way.
Oh, just roll in that pollen. Come on,you know you want to. It’s climbing out again that’s hard. Whew. But, hey, whoa. Bye.
It’s not just about the flowers. Buds hold their secrets, too. Love your local apricot today!
There are no bees in Iceland, to lie on their backs and tickle them with their feet. Glad to help.
From the smallest … … to the largest … … it is one.
Without rabbitbrush, this grassland would lose an entire season. These two pollinators, species I’ve never seen before, give me joy. They are the spirit of October above Kalamalka Lake.
Service Berry and Wasp