In the last couple of weeks I have started to see bee hives placed along the edges of the almond orchards.This picture is a from a little bit later in the year, but the blooms are not far off.
Bees are a vital worker in agriculture. Without bees we would not have a lot of our crops.
Many of our fruits and nuts are pollinated by honey bees.
Bees also pollinate the beautiful flowers around us.
I don’t often see honey bees in my rose garden, but saw one while getting ready to prune my roses at the end of last month. I felt a bit bad cutting back a potential food source for the bees, but then I looked at all the dandelions in the yard next door and realized they had a large feast prepared for them.
I will be keeping watch as I always like to try and get good bee pictures.