Monday, July 7, 2008

Buzzing Bush

While in my garden weeding the other day, I heard a mesmerizing buzzing sound. Not just a faint buzz, but an overwhelming, all encompassing buzz. Lo and behold, my African Basil Bush (it's actually not suppose to be a bush, but it doesn't need to know that!) was entertaining and entire swarm of bees! They were humming along joyfully amongst the basil blooms! I was grateful to share my morning and garden with these lovely creatures. And I felt a sense of pride that I was supporting bees.


Alison Day said...
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Alison Day said...

What a gorgeous plant. The colours are stunning. Every-one seems to run a mile when they see bees but it is so fascinating watching them do their thing in the garden.