Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Goldenrod & Bees

 It's November and our Goldenrod is as yellow and as beautiful as ever.
 We have never experienced such mild temperatures in October & November 
and fall has been late to arrive.
It is good to see the bees and the yellow jackets feasting on this pretty flower...
that many call a weed.





I could have cropped these, but I really enjoyed seeing the bright yellow Goldenrod in the pictures.

Lake Como
Between Spring Lake and Belmar

- the flower does not dream of the bee ~ it blossoms and the bee comes -

17 comments:

jp@A Green Ridge said...

Debbie while I think your photos are amazing and I totally agree with your sentiments, I am so allergic to ragweed which is just what goldenrod reminds me of...jp

Marie Smith said...

Gorgeous! What could be prettier? Our goldenrod is gone to seed now. It looks good as seed too though.

Linda said...

Beautiful! And I love the one with the bee! We have goldenrod at the ranch and because we do, we are not having to 'bucket feed' our bees with sugar water right now. They need to store up provisions for the winter so we are grateful for fall flowers and the nectar flow....

Ruth Hiebert said...

Sunshine on a stem. That's what these goldenrod reminded me of.

Elizabeth Seckman said...

Beautiful! I love flowers. They're just so perfect.

Lowcarb team member said...

These are all beautiful photographs, my favourite is your last one.

All the best Jan

Angie said...

Debbie - fabulous photos! Canada Goldenrod is native here, and I love it in my garden! It attracts so many critters, and it self-propagates well!

Rajani Rehana said...

So beautiful pic

Black Knight said...

Very beautiful photos. I love to see the bees.

eileeninmd said...

Hello,
I love the closeups of the goldenrod and the bee. The warmer temps have been nice, I am happy to put off the cold winter as long as possible. Take care, enjoy your day!

Breathtaking said...

Hello Debbie,:=) Lovely shots of the Goldenrod plant. The yellow flowers are pretty ,and yellow is such a cheerful sunny colour. The bees obviously love them from the look of your pictures. I love the quote, "The flower does not dream of the bee, it blossoms and the bee comes.":=)

Conniecrafter said...

Gorgeous, I just heard on the news that you all are above normal temps but that it will start cooling down soon. So nice when we can enjoy Autumn for awhile longer, no rush for winter to come as far as I am concerned. I don't know how you can call something so pretty a weed but I guess that is the way it goes :) Enjoy

Breathtaking said...

Hi Debbie, I just saw your comment. Yes we are having similar weather to yours, and I now know the ID of the bird. Bloggers are so helpful, and I'm always grateful. I'm getting outdoors more now that I'm feeling better.I'll be back to see your critter post.

DeniseinVA said...

Gorgeous photos Debbie, so sharp and clear of both blooms and bees.

Eva Wilson said...

It is really nice for me to see you and your great hardwork again.Every piece of your work look excellent.Looking forward to hearing more from you!

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