The Beauty of Pollination

Sunflower and Bees ©Kim Smith 2013Bees Pollinating Sunflower

Friends and GMG readers share the most beautiful treasures, including the following film, sent in by Mary Weissbaum. Mary writes, “The hummingbird doing rolls chasing a bug is neat! Watch closely and check out the baby bat under its mama (@ ~2 min, 38 sec). Unreal !! If you never knew what goes on in the garden when you aren’t paying attention, watch this – some of the finest filmography you will ever see.” Thank you Mary!

I have posted this video before and think it is worth seeing again, and again!

About Kim Smith

Currently creating documentary films about the Monarch Butterfly, Black Swallowtail Butterfly, and Gloucester's Feast of St. Joseph. Landscape designer for the Gloucester Harbor Walk Gardens. Designer, lecturer, author, illustrator, photographer. Visit my blog for more information about my landscape and interior design firm- kimsmithdesigns.wordpress.com. Good Morning Gloucester daily contributor. Author/illustrator "Oh Garden of Fresh Possibilities! Notes from a Gloucester Garden"
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4 Responses to The Beauty of Pollination

  1. The film is amazing.. love it

  2. Christina Russo says:

    Absolutely beautiful.

  3. Kim Smith says:

    The symbiotic and co-evolving relationship between flowering plants and animals is wondrous, amazing, spectacular, and stunning proof of evolution. In fact, the early spread of flowering plants (angiosperms) during the Cretaceous period was aided by the appearance of bees!

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