My name is Dr Margriet Dogterom and am the founder and owner of Beediverse. I write this blog for all who love bees and who want to learn more about these wonderful creatures.
|At first sight, this is a very uninteresting side-walk,
one that is purely functional. This was the case
until I drove by . I had to have another look.
|On closer inspection, this hedge was a Pieris japonica hedge.
The scent was awesome. It seems that trimming the hedge
stimulates more flower production.
|Pieris japonica, flowers in full bloom.|
|A Vancouver residential street. No leaves were visible on these trees.|
|Blooming heather plants in a rockery.|
|Blooming cherry blossoms.|
|Stanley Park, Vancouver BC|
|Stanley Park, Vancouver BC. North shore mountains in background.|
|Stanley park, Vancouver BC. No leaves on these giants yet!
Grass was green and crocuses were out.
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A good overview of mason bees and what they can do for the gardener.