One of the most wonderful things about having a garden is the wildlife that it attracts. Also, due to the fact that I am so very lazy, the amount of wildlife which seems to over-winter in our garden is something special. This has been a beautiful morning (some of it spent down at the shops) and while passing back through the garden I was struck by the number of Bumblebees’ that appear to have just woken up and are looking for places to nest. I have counted 6 or so around our garden, trying to take into account that some will be flying off and coming back to the garden, but most I can differentiate by the different colours that they have. I spotted a lapidarius (a Red tailed bumblebee), and a pascuorum, which seems to the most common up here in Scotland. It quite makes me want to get some bumblebee boxes. Which I might do after I get round to putting up the small bird nesting box I have still in it's box in the utility room.