amid blazing hot sun, the bees are out

a bee loving one of the teasel flowers

teasel with bee

teasel with

bee just taking off from the flower

teasel with bee

teasel with bee

teasel with bee

artichokes with a bee on the flower top left, another flying between the stems

artichokes with bees

artichoke with bee

I have more artichoke flowers than ever this year

artichoke flowers

artichoke flowers

a bee on one of the field scabious flowers

field scabious with bee

field scabious

Scabiosa "Oxford Blue" which I grew from seed earlier this year, finally blooming, loving those pinchushion buds, the colours are exquisite

scabiosa Oxford Blue

scabiosa oxford blue

two different types of crocosima


green chinese lanterns before they turn orange

chinese lanterns