Typical Baltic Sea beach
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When in late summer the rose hips are ripe and the shores of the Baltic Sea coast are full of bush roses and thus speckled with red, rosehips are also found in the sand. Right on the first evening on … read more and write a comment …

Convolvulus tricolor
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The Convolvulus tricolor is actually a plant species that originates from the Mediterranean region. Maybe that’s why I couldn’t find any bees in these flowers, as with the Californian gold poppy. In France, the Convolvulus tricolor is called »Belle-de-jour« — … read more and write a comment …

California Gold Poppy
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What a beautiful blossom! I like the golden yellow of the Californian golden poppy much better than the cold yellow of the yellow poppy. For more than two weeks I hoped to catch a bee here in bloom, but unfortunately … read more and write a comment …

Atocion armeria
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Unfortunately I have never seen the fine clove-glue herb occupied with bees. It is one of the smaller plants, so that I would have almost overlooked it in the bee pasture at first, if it hadn’t been for its strong … read more and write a comment …

Vaccaria hispanica
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The tender pink flowering Vaccaria hispanica always give a pretty picture in our bee pasture. Next to the cornflowers, the first blossoms were also the first to emerge. I was curious from the beginning whether bees or bumblebees would enter … read more and write a comment …

Cornflower with bee
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Many cornflowers bloom in our bee pasture. In blue, pink, white and now even in red! What I especially like about this photo is that you can see the pollen panties on the hind leg of the honey bee. With … read more and write a comment …

Echium vulgare — viper’s bugloss
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The flowering period of these plants, which are particularly popular with bees, is from May to October. Their special feature is the widely protruding stamens, which are sometimes used by bees as a land help. In our garden, the Blue … read more and write a comment …

Honeyball or Button Bush
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The high season of bees in our garden begins. With a new bush called Honeyball or Button Bush we have extended the offer for the bees in our garden. Last year we planted Coneflowers to the bees‹ delight, but now … read more and write a comment …

Golden Raincloud (Pano)
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In the months since the beginning of the Corona Pandemic I not only work from my home office but also don’t come out of Buchholz to take pictures. But that doesn’t do any harm to my photographer’s eye. It’s great … read more and write a comment …

Rainbow season
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Golden hour, rain clouds and we just came back from the cornfields when this rainbow opened up in front of us. The small street in the foreground is not noticeable at all and due to the stately avenue trees, the … read more and write a comment …

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