Drink, bee, drink

Thirsty bees in the bee’s pub. They seem to be chatting about the fountains water supply. It gets less this year

Bee’s relatives

There is a net of hornets in the soil at my work’s parking lot! As they are a protected species, there is protection put up for both, human and insects. A red and white striped barrier. Why not black and yellow? I learned: Honets are wasps. They have a very thin wasp waist (see images).HornetsContinue reading “Bee’s relatives”

Propeller Bee

I did it again! Got it in the air 🙂 I was so thrilled, that I didn’t look at the flower properly. So I can’t find out, what kind of blossom this is. Can anyone help??

Such a colourful beezfood!

The Echinacea is not only healthy but so very nice, too! I will try to get those ones for my garden next year. Bees like them for sure. The commonly used German word is Sonnenhut. A sun hat.

Borage, the cucumber herb

The borage is alive! Borage was used in German cuisine a lot. The greens as vegitable or to add to pickled ghurkins. The flowers are still used as a nice garnish for salads, at least in my cuisine. I just learned that they can also garnish and flavor cocktails. I will definetly try that!