I have been allowing some produce to go to seed for the experiment as much as anything.  Off course, before seeds come lovely flowers, and the bees love them.  I noticed that they are particularly fond of leek flowers!  So the last of the year’s leeks are coming into flower now.  I also have sunflowers, which I grow for birdseed.  Ladybirds abound on these magnificent blossoms, and indeed on the stems and leaves also.  Fennel seeds are lovely in cooking, and it is in flower at the moment – large umbels of yellow, regularly visited by pollinators.

 

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