Sunday, August 22, 2010

Bumblebee working shady side of Asclepias hirtella on August 19, 2010, the day before the land was mowed down. Where is the bee today?

Please click on images to enlarge wider view of bumblebee on tall-green milkweed one day before mowing brought down the plant.
To understand the overall importance of protecting such native plants from mowing throughout the growing season, one particular book provides a clear explanation: Bringing Nature Home by Doug Tallamy.

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