National Honeybee Day, 8/17/13

In honor of National Honeybee Day, here are a few of my favorite photos of our bees!

Honeybee on a passionflower.

Honeybee on passionflower

Honeybee on a lavender flower.

Honeybee on lavender

Honeybee on flower.

Honeybee on flower

Honeybee on poppy flower.

Honeybee on poppy flower

Queen honeybee and worker bees in the hive.

Queen bee

Swarm of honeybees in a tree.

Honeybee swarm

Even if you’re not able to have a hive, you can help out by planting flowers, trees, and bushes that provide nectar for bees and other pollinators. Click here to see a good wiki article on Northern American sources for honeybee nectar.

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