my milkshake datura brings all the boys bees to the yard

So while I haven’t been actively blogging for months– aside from complaining about the drought and heat on Twitter– I have been taking pictures of the interesting things that have been happening around my yard. For instance, I knew that the datura in my yard was a favorite plant of bees and moths and other insects, but a certain morning back in August was like stumbling into a bee bacchanal:

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4 Responses to my milkshake datura brings all the boys bees to the yard

  1. Diana says:

    Lori – loved that video. The bees were amazing and I enjoyed the nature sounds in the background, too. Though it did make me want to swat around the streaming video.

  2. Bob says:

    That must be one sweet Datura. I have a few on mine but nothing like that. I hope they are not Africanized bees. You might want to look where they go when they leave to make sure the hive is not on your place.

  3. getgrounded says:

    Awesome! They were so interested in the Datura that they didn't even seem to care that you were filming their gluttony. Good video, and gorgeous plant.

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