Tastes So Good

She's leaving her tongue hanging out. Bumble drinking up the nectar!

The plant in this image is a penstemon--the cultivar "Dark Towers." It is wrapped around a short retaining wall behind our fire pit.  As the buds have opened, about a gadjillion bees have been enjoying the flowers even more than we have. I could not resist sharing their obvious delight. Tongues were hanging out anywhere! And not a drop of explosives to provide stimulus!*

*Check out this

link

for some mind-blowing bee trivia.

Mr. Mustache

Mr. Mustache

Cower, Aphids!

Cower, Aphids!