There were about five more of these bees Pollinating just minutes prior to this shot. Often overlooked (and feared unnecessarily), bees play a highly intricate part in the sustainability of our environment.
Without them, fruits and some of our favorite herbs would not thrive. So the next time you see one…dont panic. They’re programmed to prioritize one main thing – and it certainly isn’t to terrorize humans.
This sunflower, however, is quite aesthetically pleasing. After the blooms one can cut them and dry them out for seeds that are packed with omega-3 fatty acids and proteins. They can be hung around the home for decor, or the seeds could be propagated for more similar plants the following growing season.
What are your thoughts on both growing or consuming sunflowers?