|Brooklyn smells like roses this week. |
Well, maybe not everywhere -- but the parks smell great. I was home for a week-long stay-cation and I took a walk in nearby Brooklyn Bridge Park every day. The air was sweet with the scent of roses and I recommend a visit while they are still in bloom. And when you pause to smell them, take a look inside.
|You might find a rose weevil, making holes.|
|Or a lovely half-green sweat bee.|
|Or maybe a honeybee with its pollen sacs full of yellow rose pollen. |
|Or a Japanese beetle. Click on the photos to enlarge. |
|Or even a pair of common eastern bumblebees double-teaming. |
|There's lots more going on in there. Take a look. And a sniff. |