A busy bee pollinating a wild, native geranium. Columbine, a native wildflower, interesting and pretty! Also, an excellent early spring hummingbird food source. Flower clusters on a black locust tree.

Red Buckeye, a native shrub in much of North America and favorite early spring food source for the Ruby-throated Hummingbird.

Wild Geranium, a native in much of North America (pink flower). Jacob's Ladder, another native is the pale purple flower. Some of the earliest spring wild flowers in the Midwest of North America.