Tag Archives: spring

Solitary bees in the garden – June

We had a rather cold spring and June was not much better than May but the weather is improving. The Mason bees look somewhat faded and their time is nearly over, now the summer bees will emerge. Dasypoda hirtipes is … Continue reading

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Hairy -footed flower bees – Anthophora plumipes and Lungwort

Lungwort – Pulmonaria officinalis ¬†family¬†Boraginaceae Now that the Winter aconites have gone and most of the Crocus are gone, it is time for Lungwort to emerge. Lungwort is a lovely garden plant and very popular with queen bumblebees such as … Continue reading

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Snowdrops, crocus and winter aconites

A beautiful, relaxed Sunday afternoon. The weather has been mild for this time of the year. Although i believe that each season has its charm, i am always glad to see the first signs of spring in our garden. Day … Continue reading

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