March Blooms: Flowers Are a Welcome Site for Bees and for Us All!

March Blooms!

How long we wait for them! All the sweeter! Here are a few early spring pics, followed by a list of what is blooming at this time of year. Such a welcome site for the bees and for us all!

Barbolian Fields March Blooms: Cornelian Cherry Barbolian Fields March Blooms: Crocus Barbolian Fields March Blooms: Heather Barbolian Fields March Blooms: pansy-viola Barbolian Fields March Blooms: Pulmonaria Barbolian Fields March Blooms: Pussy willow

    Ah! The Ides of March! Winds, Rain, Snow, Sunshine – anything can and will happen. The Equinox signals the transformation of when light dominates over darkness, and all of nature seems to wake up in response. Food might be sparse for the bees, but more and more they emerge when the day is calm and return with pollen from pussy willows, alders, and emerging dandelions and crocuses.
    Here are a few things blooming at Barbolian Fields during this tumultus time!
  • Cornelian Cherry
  • Crocus
  • Daffodils
  • Dandelion
  • Heather
  • Henbit/Purple Deadnettle
  • Nanking Cherry
  • Pansies
  • Primroses
  • Pulmonaria
  • Pussy Willows
  • Red Flowering Currant
  • Wallflowers

 

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