Originally published in my blog June 2017.
June 19th-25th 2017 is designated as Pollinator Week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of the Interior! So go out and hug your local pollinator...or maybe just plant some native wildflowers. And lay off those pesticides.
To find out more about Pollinator Week and activities in your area: http://pollinator.org/pollinatorweek/
A print of this illustration can be purchased through my Etsy shop, ScienceStories: https://www.etsy.com/listing/523902966/bumble-bee-garden-85x11-inch-watercolor