It is going all over the house, all the way to the roof. And the hummingbirds and orioles are just loving it!
Lots of flowers provide abundant nectar and pollen for bees. All Bees get all of their carbohydrates from floral nectar and all of their protein from floral pollen.
Bees rely on flowers to supply them with the food they need to survive. Some flowers (e.g. tomatoes) provide only pollen, the main source of protein for bees. Other flowers (e.g. clovers) provide both nectar and pollen, thus providing both protein and carbohydrates.
Plant wisteria for bees and other pollinators
Wisteria is most fragrant. The blossoms abound with honey bees.
Flowers are so beautiful, they look gorgeous in their natural habitat, in our homes. Flowers are given to show love, passion, compassion, celebration, happiness. But flowers are much more than that. Lots of flowers are edible, like these common petunias!
Goat cheese with petunias
Beef with Petunias
Interesting links to Earth lovers at the bottom of the post.
“The Earth is what we all have in common.”—Wendell Berry
Auroras in Norway!
“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.”-George Bernard Shaw
“The environment is where we all meet; where we all have a mutual interest; it is the one thing all of us share.”-Lady Bird Johnson
Cycling in nature
Begonia fulgurata, a new species discovered in northern Thailand. Begonia fulgurata resembles B. integrifolia, a widespread species in Southeast Asia, in having tubers, erect stem with hairy leaves, and a periodically dormant habit.
However, the new species is sharply distinct in its lamina densely hirsute (vs sparsely puberulous) and with maroon patches and silvery-white veins
“Nature never stops growing, producing, renovating. Nature always wins!” -DRAMACN (Dra. Martha A Castro Noriega)
Mother Earth passes the time spilling her thrills on all humanity
Her odyssey continues to restore the balance of Humanity
Giving back the joy of Mother Earth banishing the destructive sorrow
The earth seedlings spread with their promise of a better tomorrow
IDEAS HOW TO EAT THIS FANTASTIC FRUIT!
This is how Carambola Tree grows the fruit
MY STARFRUIT JUICE RECIPE
- 2 Starfruit cut into pieces
- 1 lemon worth of lemon juice
- 1 tbsp stevia
- 1 scoop creatine monohydrate
- 1 cup ice
- 1 cup water
- Add the starfruit, lemon juice, stevia, and creatine to the blender
- Strain into a glass
- Serve garnished with a lemon or starfruit star
CINNAMON STARFRUIT TART
GRILLED SALMON WITH CARAMBOLA/STARFRUIT SALAD