Thursday, November 11, 2010

A Bee

I found this little fellow having a rest on the end of a crab cactus leaf. I am not sure what he is, presumably a bee of some sort, he's too pretty for a fly. I love the sparkle in his wings.

Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Making Hay

In the three weeks that the weigela is in flower, the bees are busy making hay while the sun shines. Well, collecting pollen anyway. This little fellow is in very deep

Monday, November 8, 2010

Weigela Pt 4

The older they get, the deeper pink the flowers get. The shrub looks very pretty for three weeks in spring when it is a mass of flowers, in varying shades of pink.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

Weigela Pt 3

As the flowers age the shade of pink deepens.

Saturday, November 6, 2010

Weigela Continued

When they first come out they are very pale pink in colour.

Friday, November 5, 2010

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

An Old Favourite

The geranium, pink, from a cutting taken from my Mother's garden many years ago. Hardy & pretty when in flower.

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Keeping Guard

One of the many eight legged creatures that inhabit my garden.