This park commemorates an ancient train wreck that happened here – years ago – bridge collapsed. But today, it’s beautiful wetlands – with a magnificent boardwalk going right through it – you get to walk right through/over the wetlands. And there’s everything in there – in and out of the water. And it’s always changing. See for yourself … using your finger or mouse, to change your POV.
We had let this hive go, a couple years ago, after the bees died during the winter. Then, last month – the empty hive after two years of hosting nothing but a few flies – had some bees milling about. Quite a few – and I wondered … And then this month, a lotta bees – and now – all of these new bees, they are all full bore at work, preparing the hive for winter – with pollen laden bees returning about 1 every second during the day.
They no longer use the original entrance – it’s swallowed up by growth, being at the bottom – but a couple frames up, there’s a gap where the top set of frames had rotated slightly – the stack comes askew – and the bees seem to find this entrance to their liking.
It’s so perfectly lovely – we feel blessed – to see an abandoned hive come alive again. And all we had to to was leave a hive out in the yard, year after year, until …