Bee Report: What’s Blooming

Besides plum trees, the black oaks are budding out with miniature red leaves.
Baby Black Oak leaves
Soon they will have tiny, pollen-filled flowers dangling from them like pearl earrings.
Same Black Oak, six days later.

The rosemary bushes are still favorites with the bees. The dry season has meant very few wildflowers, at least so far.
Bees’ pick of the month.