Category: bee plants

Bees foraging on catalpa leaves, anyone?

TweetOk, I have seen bees foraging on catalpa flowers, many years ago. In fact here are some pictures I took,… read more Bees foraging on catalpa leaves, anyone?

Reasons for obsessively shooting bees

TweetI get asked by many as to why I constantly take photographs of honey bees on flowers. Don’t they all… read more Reasons for obsessively shooting bees

Michigan Honey Plants

TweetThe following is a list of the major Michigan plants that provide nectar or pollen for honey bees. Zachary Huang,… read more Michigan Honey Plants

2015 In Review

TweetPlease follow me as I travel (or staying locally) and shoot bees and flowers, during the great 2015. 1. Jan… read more 2015 In Review

Flowering time

TweetJune 21. I saw both yellow and white sweet clovers blooming along highways today. It is likely they have been… read more Flowering time

Bees swarming over American holly

TweetBy accident I noticed that there are two holly trees in front of the CIPS building (north door) on Saturday… read more Bees swarming over American holly

Black locust, a major honey plant in Michigan

TweetI noticed today that flowers of black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia, Fabaceae) are nearly gone, so I thought I need to… read more Black locust, a major honey plant in Michigan

Bees foraging on white bleeding hearts (Lamprocapnos spectabilis “Alba”)

Tweet In memory of those who died today, 26 years ago, June 4, 1989 in Beijing China. The red ones… read more Bees foraging on white bleeding hearts (Lamprocapnos spectabilis “Alba”)