Colourful flowers feed an array of bumble bees.

Colourful flowers feed an array of bumble bees.

Today I stopped by a Oliver Woods Recreation centre in Nanaimo (BC Canada).  It is a beautiful facility. What really took my fancy were the…

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Providing continuous bloom for bees -Joe S.

Providing continuous bloom for bees -Joe S.

In the spring, Joe S. and I chatted about providing continuous bloom for bees in his garden.  When one type of flower has finished blooming…

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More bee attractive flowers, Quadra Island, BC Canada

More bee attractive flowers, Quadra Island, BC Canada

Aquilegia/columbine I will ask the gardener the name of this plant. Strawberries Lupine ? Crane’s bill- perrenial geranium Campanula Batchelor button Crane’s bill Fenced vegetable…

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An amazing old fashioned rose, Quadra Island,BC

An amazing old fashioned rose, Quadra Island,BC

This beautiful and wonderfully scented rose is a mega-attractant to bees.  A old variety that has a great capacity for nectar production.  It was quite…

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More bee attractive plants - Quadra Island

More bee attractive plants – Quadra Island

This orange flower’s name escapes me.  I will add it in later.the bumble bees loved this plant The changing vista of an island The view….

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Bee attractive flowers in Joe's garden

Bee attractive flowers in Joe’s garden

Drumstick Onions with a bumble beeembedded within the florets Joe has a great garden for bees.  He tries to have continuous bloom so that bees…

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