The Farm, Sunflowers and Honeybees

6-The old barn-e

Late evening rain showers always bring fresh morning air to the farm when I visit. The bee hives were not ready  to harvest so the bees continued their busy work gathering the nectar from the late summer flowers. I wonder if they saw the Teddybear Sunflowers in the field next to the rows of corn husks that were drying in the August sun.

The henhouse was quiet with only a few chickens pecking around the ground. Their nests had already been robbed for our morning breakfast.

Life is good and the sun is shining on my back.

1-Teddybear Sunflowers copy

7-Late summer flowers7-The farm and chickens

Written and Photographed by Mary Gilmartin, August 27, 2013

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14 Comments

August 27, 2013 · 12:06 am

14 responses to “The Farm, Sunflowers and Honeybees

  1. I love your pictures! And your whimsy. Thanks for the like on my blog. I truly enjoy your passionate expression and creativity.

  2. Gorgeous pictures! My bees dined on artichoke flowers this summer but I think sunflowers are a must in 2014. Thank you for sharing.

  3. Isn’t North Carolina lovely! Beautiful pics. We appreciate the bees around here.

  4. Beautiful country and photos. 🙂

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