Hello again,  been a bit busy here so no blog posts for most of the month.  However I am hoping to get on here more over the next two months.   Summer hols are great for catching up.   Also I have been so inspired by lots of people recently so I am desperate to do some art!    So starting today I am going to try and do something for me every day!   Fingers crossed.

Anyway cornflowers,  I have a lovely group of them by my front fence and I sat for half an hour and got these amazing photographs.   I love the blue,  and the contrasting colours of the insects.

Wonderful bee eyes

6 comments on “Cornflowers

  1. Charlotte says:

    Thank you for your lovely comments on the Hope post. I am so glad to find another lover of bees. Lucky you seeing the miner bee.We are lucky as we are also visited by a lot of bees, mainly red and white tailed bumbles and solitary bees; as well as a small number of honey bees from a local hive.They love majoram flowers, ignoring the lavender, and this small patch is the noisiest in the garden.Nice to 'meet' you, Charlotte

  2. Kim Henkel says:

    Beautiful flowers, bees and images! I especially love the detail of the bee's wings in the first image. Delicate looking, yet amazingly strong.

  3. Pomona says:

    They are very good photos – I love the intense blue of the cornflowers.Pomona x

  4. Ruth says:

    Thanks to all the lovely comments ! Much appreaciated. Ruth

  5. Cornflowers are among my favorite flowers. In the U.S. they are also called batchelor's buttons. I have them growing in my garden as well. Excellent close up of the bee!

  6. Love these photos Ruth – great clarity and colour. Lesley x

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