Happy to see the bees back at work, yet it has been a bit cold for them until recently. Flowers are blooming now that spring finally decided to come our way.
The bees are buzzing in the 70° temperatures, working the flowers from morning until night.
Filling up those pollen sacks…going back to the hive to waggle dance.
I have no idea where these bees are living, but they are making good use of the garden flowers.
The garden is filled with Muscari and the bees are happy it is. I bet they are waggling up a storm before an attentive crowd of foragers.
Flowers are plentiful in spring from the yellow dandelion, colorful crocus to flowering fruit trees. Come late summer into fall it is the asters and goldenrod. Mid-summer, it is harder finding abundant patches of flowers because agricultural farming means there are fewer wildflowers in the countryside for bees.
The waggle dance sends bees to where the flowers are blooming with rich nectar. We look at bees as so industrious, but bees don’t waste valuable time and energy traveling aimlessly to find food if they don’t have to.
See you guys all summer as the blooms keep on blooming. My garden will keep you waggling.