assorted pulmonarias, this one is P. rubra
Ribes laurifolium, I haven't got this one in the ground yet
There must be bees in the photos somewhere, they were there when I pointed the camera.
I haven't seen any bees yet this year although last weekend I noticed a few other critters...
You have some interesting plants Nut - lovely little flowers on the nonea lutea
I watched a honeybee on some crocuses on the terrace yesterday morning
A few large bumble bees in garden where I live in Oxfordshire , started seeing them three weeks ago.
probably the queens. Might be just one or two being (pardon the puns) very beesy.
Still no bees in Dundee yet. There are a few stunned looking Small Peacock butterflies fluttering around looking for nectar.
I have bumblebees on the pulmonarias
What lovely pictures nut The last plant, the flower heads look similar to borage.
I had two bees stuck in the greenhouse yesterday, managed to rescue them.
I've always gone for 'interesting' plants Vic.
Anything in a seed catalogue I've never heard of, if it's hardy and not a lime hater, I'll have a go.
Fishy, except for the Ribes, all those plants are Boraginaceae, a good bee family.
Trachystemon is great ground cover in deciduous shade.
Thanks for identifying the Nonea for me Nut. It appeared in my garden, out of the blue, two years ago. The first year, I let it flower because I didn't know what it was. Now I really wish that there were "none 'ere" because I can't get rid of it.
I am still waiting to see a single butterfly or bee, I'm in inverness, scotland... i guess mine are still sleeping!
I've seen quite a few Bombus spp around the narcissi and noctuid moths around my alliums here in Aberdeen, so they should be up and about foraging in Inverness, UK now or soon.