Armed with a small sable watercolor brush I dab the blooms alternating those with pistils, and those without. No bees in the condo, so I must be the pollinating fairy. So far I am hopeful a dozen fruits are beginning. Each time I do my lime fairy dance I recite in a bad English accent from Earl's Academy of Accents:
Where the bee sucks, there suck I:
In a cowslip's bell I lie
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