Sunday, May 1, 2011

Mayapple

It has been a damp spring full of rain.
Just about e v e r y day rain.

The trees are slowly filling out and the woods are dark...

I think we had a partial day of sun last weekend and the bees were busting it.

All the rain has prompted one swarm so far..
at least one that I know of.

The girls can't get out in the rain and they get all swarmy. It happens when we have rainy springs.
Maybe that's why I like the bees so much..
All this rain is making me feel swarmy too.

The mayapples are poking through. I love it when the woods are carpeted with a sea of miniature umbrellas.

Umbrellas and rain..
Think I'll go make a cup of tea with honey..


7 comments:

Denise said...

wow. the way you captured your bees is amazing. such a rainy spring here too. thank goodness the sun made it's debut this weekend. take care.

JohnD said...

Excellent photography. I've never encountered Mayapple previously so i followed your link to learn more about it - fascinating, but a plant I'm willing to allow North America to keep as its own LOL!

Misti said...

I miss the may apples from my AT hike last year.

Love the bee photos!

Michelle @ Give a Girl a Fig said...

I don't think I've ever seen a mayapple before...

LOVE the pictures of the bees...as always...someday...;)

Rural Revival said...

Swarmy...yes, here too!

Love the bee shots.

~Andrea~

HB said...

LOVE LOVE the images. And the imagery. Thanks!

Bertie Bainbridge said...

Clouds of bees! Splendid photographs.

Bertie