Busy as a Bzz-Bzz Bee

26 May 2007 · 6 comments

It’s that time of year when Kris and I spend much of our time outside, working on the yard. We’ve tried to train the cats to prune and plant for us, but mostly they just lay around glowering at birds.

Kris is (jusifiably) proud of her flower beds, and lately she’s been grabbing my camera to take photos. “Post these,” she says when she’s done. Here are some shots from her most recent batch.

[photo of the front border bed, which is filled with colorful flowers]
The front border bed

[photo of a yellow rose]
The ‘Gold Medal’ rose

Kris loves bees. I was impressed that she was able to make some nice hand-held captures of honeybees at work. For example:

[photo of a honeybee flying among the lavendar]
Bee in flight

[photo of honey bee on lavender]
My favorite photo of the bunch

It’s raining today (Sunday), but yesterday we were able to do a lot of yardwork, pruning limbs, mowing lawns, and otherwise fussing over our plants. Very fun.

1 Alan Bluehole May 26, 2007 at 17:31

Wow. How is it Sunday when we’re only a few towns apart?

2 Will May 26, 2007 at 20:46

J.D. is still whacked out from his daylight savings prep. For all he knows, its the year 2010 and robots rule the earth. Robots and bees.

3 Chris Gates May 26, 2007 at 21:10

Regardless of which day it is, the colors are gorgeous and the stop action, close-up, pictures are GREAT! More garden picture are certainly in order. Can we look forward to pictures of berries and grapes in the near future?

4 mrs darling May 27, 2007 at 20:05

Kris your garden is gorgeous! Im so jealous!

5 Mom May 27, 2007 at 21:18

Wow, I’m in awe of the flowers and the photos! Beautiful!

6 jenefer May 28, 2007 at 08:02

How generous of you to share the fruits of your hard labor and planning with those of us who choose not to garden. Really beautiful. JD, I also love the photo you identified as your favorite in this group. What is the flower?

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