Rambling milkweed and honey bee

I love this rambling milkweed that entwines itself throughout a bush that grows on the property line between our neighbor’s house and ours (technically on their properly). The vines are fascinating. The flowers and buds are beautiful. Oddly, the seed pods smell like onion and they produce a milky juice that feels sticky. Sunday morning…

They’re the “Bee’s Knees”

In 1921 the term “Bee’s Knees” referred to a highly admired person or thing (according to Merriam-Webster.com). Well, perhaps that came into being because of the amazing way our devoted little carrier bees gather and collect their pollen and carry it back to the hives! While snapping a few flower photos earlier today, I was…