Sunday, August 17, 2014

Bee Balm Isn't Just for Bees

Hummingbirds love Bee Balm too...a LOT!


I'd say this is one Happy Hummer!!!

Ruby-Throated Hummingbird, Young male
July 2014


14 comments:

  1. Great pictures - I managed to see some hummers earlier this year - and WOW!

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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    1. Thank you, Stewart. I'm expecting our Hummingbird population to grow for a few weeks. They'll be coming in soon, preparing for fall migration across the gulf coast.

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  2. I've decided that I am moving some of mine for next year...closer to their nesting area!...:)JP

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  3. A handsome, happy boy indeed!! Awesome captures and I suspect an enchanting encounter!!

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  4. so pretty! your bee balm is so different than the gray and mauve type that grows wild here. :)

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    1. Thank you, Theresa. I have some pink ones too, but they're not in bloom yet.

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  5. HI! Great action shots of the hummers! It's a good plant to have in your garden.

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    1. The hummers love them. Thank you, Sonjia.

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  6. So THAT'S bee balm! I had no idea. Anyway, fantastic shots of the sweet hummer drinking from the beautiful blooms.

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  7. Beautiful photos! Oh, and did you know you can make Earl Grey tea by mixing the dried leaves with black tea???

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    1. No, I didn't realize that Marie...thank you for the fyi ;)

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