Montana Outdoors

April 25, 2014

An Arbor Day song

Filed under: Spring, Trees — Tags: , — montucky @ 9:12 pm

This afternoon while on our front deck I could hear a captivating humming sound, soft and melodious, that seemed to be drifting down on the breeze. When I looked up I could see that one of my favorite trees, a huge old Box Elder that provides summer shade across the whole front of the house is now in full bloom and the sound was coming from there. It was an Arbor Day song sung by the wings of hundreds of honey bees that were visiting the blossoms of the big old tree.

I took several pictures of one of the blossoms but was not happy with them and so tonight I tried this one in the dark.

Box Elder tree blossom

Box Elder blossom ~ Acer negundo

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