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A Rose, Laburnum and A Fascinating Fact

Other people’s gardens are full of colour too. There is a rose down the road that looks like a big scoop of raspberry ripple ice cream.

The Laburnum tree on the corner is gloriously yellow (but is poisonous 🙁

I learned a fascinating fact today about Forget-me-nots. Their tiny flowers are a lovely blue and their centres are yellow – but once pollinated and all the nectar has gone, the yellow fades to white and the bees know not to waste their energy on those but to choose the ones still with yellow centres.

I really hope that’s true. I have checked it and found it several times…….

 

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