Both of them looking at me like, “Uh, do you MIND?!”
The cornflowers are going gangbusters in the wildflower bed. After the flower petals dry and fall off, the flower base takes on this golden glow in the sunlight. I tried to capture it on film, but it doesn’t quite convey how shiny it was. This photo captures the blooming and death stages …
I can’t get enough of taking bee photos. We just got a new Nikon D-90 camera, so I played around with the macro and speed settings, as well as the camera’s ability to take 4 shots per second – pretty helpful capturing those bees in motion.
And, not entirely unrelated to the bees – the first yellow crookneck squash is starting to form in the garden. I say not entirely unrelated because this little squash wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for the bees. That little squash was once a yellow flower that must have been pollinated by one of my little buzzing friends in order for it to start developing:
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