Fussy bumbles

Bumblebee drinking nectar

Bumblebee drinking nectar

The Latin name for my bumblebees is Bombus impatiens, and when they’re foraging on raspberry flowers, they really earn their name.

Here for a sip of nectar.

Bumblebee gathering pollen

Bumblebee gathering pollen

There for a basket of pollen.

On to the next. Hey, this one’s done. Okay, on to the next next one. Oh, were you trying to take my picture?

Silly human. Did you think we were bumbling? We’re too impatient for that.

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About Pam Phillips

I am a writer and gardener. I never cease to be amazed by the wonder and beauty of bees.
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