Honeybee holding still.
I cleared out the oregano and passionflower vines and this red salvia (autumn sage if I remember) has doubled in size. You can't see the buzzing all around it from this far..
Fat bumblebee holding still
This is a Biergarden culinary sage- not native, but that hasn't stopped the honeybees..
I caught the other flowers on their own, but have enjoyed their colors..
Dutch irises coming back faithfully in the front with surrounding volunteer oaklets I need to pull and a chili piquin waking up for the season to the right
Red poppies in the back
A blurred explosion of Old Gay Hill roses in a dry spot in the back
Blackfoot daisies (tasty to the chickens so protected unfortunately)
Allium flowers that pop up in the front
Not big yet, but I'm celebrating my first pomegranate bloom.
Purple sweet peas amid colorful chard (need to get around to eating it soon!)
I hope everyone enjoys their Gardener's Bloom Day hosted by Carol at www.maydreamsgardens.com! I love seeing what is blooming in everyone's yards this time of year.