On this cloudy, drizzly Oregon day it feels appropriate to post some pictures of bees flying in the sunshine, gathering nectar and pollen from exotic sources. My bees are clustered inside their hive, thinking how tired of they are of pollen patties and dampness. I won't show them these pictures.
Above, a bee pollinating a large banana flower.
A large black sweat bee on Rosemary....
Sabal palmetto inflorescences. Palmetto honey is exquisite - sweet and spicy.
Roses blooming - in early March.