Summer Bee – SOLD

Ink, Watercolor and Oil on Yupo Paper
11″ x 14″

Photo by Teresa Rafidi

What’s in honey made by bees in a major U.S. city?
“A high diversity of plants – even nonflowering ones – helps bees thrive in cities. Insects that feed on sap-producing plants such as conifers expel honeydew, a sweet secretion, that bees collect¬† and make into honey.
The pie chart graph shows:
56% from Flowering Trees
22% from Flowers, Grasses and Shrubs
22% from Conifers”

SOURCE: National Geographic, 2018