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Teleflora’s Mother’s Day 2014 bouquets. #DeliverBliss #mothersday #flowers (at Teleflora Plaza)
May 8, 2014

Teleflora’s Mother’s Day 2014 bouquets. #DeliverBliss #mothersday #flowers (at Teleflora Plaza)

May 7, 2014 / 126 notes

rhamphotheca:

Beyond Honeybees: Now Wild Bees and Butterflies May Be in Trouble

by Brandon Keim

By now you probably know about the plight of America’s honeybees: the collapsed colonies and dying hives, threatening pollination services to crops and the future of a much-beloved insect.

But it’s not just honeybees that are in trouble. Many wild pollinators—thousands of species of bees and butterflies and moths—are also threatened. Their decline would affect not only our food supply, but our landscapes, too. Most honeybees live in commercially managed agricultural colonies; wild pollinators are caretakers of our everyday surroundings.

“Almost 90 percent of the world’s flowering species require insects or other animals for pollination,” said ecologist Laura Burkle of Montana State University. “That’s a lot of plants that need these adorable creatures for reproduction. And if we don’t have those plants, we have a pretty impoverished world.”

Compared to honeybees, wild pollinators are not well studied, and their condition has received relatively little public attention.  Most people don’t realize that there are thousands of bee species in the United States. Even many butterflies are overlooked, with the plight of just a few species, particularly monarchs, widely recognized…

(read more: Wired Science)

Images: T - Brooke Alexander/Flickr; B - Brandon Keim

Mar 27, 2014 / 268,232 notes
Grand Prize Winner of a delivery van! 
Michelle Florio and Minutellas Florist, Inc. in Brookhaven, PA won the Grand Prize in our florist promotion. This morning we presented them with the keys to a brand new custom-wrapped delivery van! — at Minutellas Florist, Inc.
Mar 27, 2014

Grand Prize Winner of a delivery van!
Michelle Florio and Minutellas Florist, Inc. in Brookhaven, PA won the Grand Prize in our florist promotion. This morning we presented them with the keys to a brand new custom-wrapped delivery van! — at Minutellas Florist, Inc.

Grand Prize Winner of a delivery van! (8 photos)
Michelle Florio and Minutellas Florist, Inc. in Brookhaven, PA won the Grand Prize in our florist promotion. This morning we presented them with the keys to a brand new custom-wrapped delivery van! — at Minutellas Florist, Inc.
Mar 27, 2014 / 1 note

Grand Prize Winner of a delivery van! (8 photos)
Michelle Florio and Minutellas Florist, Inc. in Brookhaven, PA won the Grand Prize in our florist promotion. This morning we presented them with the keys to a brand new custom-wrapped delivery van! — at Minutellas Florist, Inc.

Grand Prize Winner of a delivery van! 
Michelle Florio and Minutellas Florist, Inc. in Brookhaven, PA won the Grand Prize in our florist promotion. This morning we presented them with the keys to a brand new custom-wrapped delivery van! — at Minutellas Florist, Inc.
Mar 27, 2014 / 1 note

Grand Prize Winner of a delivery van!
Michelle Florio and Minutellas Florist, Inc. in Brookhaven, PA won the Grand Prize in our florist promotion. This morning we presented them with the keys to a brand new custom-wrapped delivery van! — at Minutellas Florist, Inc.

neilcar:

Flower Market on Flickr.
Mar 10, 2014 / 29 notes

neilcar:

Flower Market on Flickr.

i-love-being-perfectly-imperfect:

Bike in summer on We Heart It.
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