Bumblebee Problems

We now have a lot of morning glories, and the bumblebees like them--but the flowers are narrow and the bumblebees are fat, so it's a squish for them to get inside the flowers:

"oof" almost there...

Coming back out isn't easy either:

That bee looks like me backing out from cleaning under the kitchen table. We do have a couple of easier flowers for them--here's a bee zooming in to check out the rugosa rose:

This is a lot easier than a morning glory:

They are so cute--I had my camera only a few inches away for the "in focus" shots and the bees don't seem to mind at all.


  1. :D that was a good chuckle about the bee squeezing into the flower


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