….from the beaches of New Brunswick to the gardens in Ontario
….it’s amazing that these trees can even survive such harsh conditions at Hopewell Rocks, NB
….nature shots and from my garden
…thanks to Jez for hosting I’m a Fan of…..https://jezbraithwaite.blog/2022/08/22/bees-fan-of-170/
Like Jez I’m also a fan of bees, especially photographing bees. I’m not a fan of wasps but was recently reminded that they are also pollinators and need to be protected as well. Having been stung by wasps and hornets in the past I have to admit that when they make entertaining or eating outside difficult I don’t rush to their aid when they get trapped inside any empty soda bottle. I’ve also had to destroy wasp nests that started to grow on the underside of our roof and on the inside of our cottage. Sorry if this offends anyone but I’m not taking the risk of having my family and guests stung by these aggressive little creatures. I am, however, open to any suggestions of how to keep wasps from building their nests on my property. Those paper nests that are suppose to keep wasps away don’t seem to work.
….thanks to Jez for hosting Water, Water Everywhere https://jezbraithwaite.blog/2022/08/15/forth-estuary-water-water-everywhere-139/
On Monday, Andrea and I drove to Hamilton to drop off some equipment in a lovely residence in the southern part of Hamilton. It was suggested that we should check out Albion Falls. I was pretty sure I had been there before but it would have been in the winter. When we got there I recognized it immediately but this time we weren’t slipping on ice.
…beautiful beetle up close
….thanks to Squirrel Chase for hosting Whatsoever is Lovely https://www.thesquirrelchase.com/2022/06/19/whatsoever-is-lovely-2022-week-24/
Travelling to Peterborough for our grandson’s graduation and waking up to this lovely sight the next morning is whatsoever lovely for me.
…home for the birds and the view between two trees