bee on rhododendron flower

Bee Hug

Rhododendron Bee My Rhododendron has had its best display in years, just laden with delicate pink blossom this last week, possibly due to the mild winter we’ve experienced.  The bees have been on a constant mission into the flowers all week, especially on these hot (for Scotland, that is) spring days we’ve had over Easter.  […]


Rhododendron blossom, Benmore gardens, Argyll The West of Scotland is famous for the rhododendrons each May, with such a variety of colours.  This is from a visit to Benmore botanic gardens near Dunoon where different varieties flower right through into summer. “The purpose of the heart is to know yourself to be yourself and yet […]

Rhododendron, Benmore

Rhododendron, Benmore gardens, Argyll. Welcome to May… and fresh snow on the hills! Here’s an image from a chilly, wet, visit to Benmore tree gardens in Argyll.  There’s an amazing variety of Rhododendron in flower just now, bringing such a colourful vibration, despite the rain! “As you breathe, think of life moving in and out […]

Bee on Rhododendron

Bee on Rhododendron. Lots of colour this week – our daffodils are fully out, tulips about to flower, King’s Cup flowering along the riverbank, Wood Anenomes finally out in the woods… it most definitely is spring! This rhododendron in my garden was all sparkly after the previous day’s rain. ” Let the beauty you love […]