image: su leslie 2020
With little rain, we have few flowers in the garden. Luckily pollinators, especially bees, seem to like garlic chives. Well, who doesn’t?
Beehaven, Jane Downes. Exhibited at Sculpture in the Gardens, Auckland Botanic Gardens. Image: Su Leslie 2020
“Bees do have a smell, you know, and if they don’t they should, for their feet are dusted with spices from a million flowers.” ― Ray Bradbury, Dandelion Wine
Words are ingredients that writers can combine in infinite ways. And as good cooks sustain and nourish and delight us with the products of their craft, so too will good writers. Sometimes it is the smallest phrases — the careful choice and arrangement of just a few words — that bursts into our consciousness and remains a delicious memory long after we put down the book.
For this week’s Lens Artists Photo Challenge | delicious
Increasingly, one of my greatest pleasures while travelling is discovering new public gardens.
Today it was Victoria Esplanade, in Palmerston North. I arrived a little late to explore much of the park, but was very happy wandering around the gardens near the cafe, watching bees feasting on the abundant flowers.