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Saturday, November 6, 2010

It's November?

I had not looked over into this corner of my garden
in several days and this morning I finally noticed this.
It's November
It is not rare to have roses here this time of year, except
I had cut them way back but the warm weather fooled them
and POP they're here!

This little guy gave me a good buzzin' round the head
and then dug way down into these folds and did not come
back out. I could see the large pollen mounds on his legs.
I'd like to believe he was so drunk, he went in and fell asleep.

The perfect pink

So I'm having a great Saturday, taking a coffee break before unloading
another carload of goodies for sale. Another client purging and moving.
You local gals, let me know if you are nearby and come scout it out.
Don't know if I can bear to have another sale, so this is casual,
stop in, and early bird catches the worm.

Hope you are all enjoying the weekend, no matter what your weather.



Karmen said...

Lovely, lovely roses!

Unknown said... November...what a luxury Suzan! When Rudy buys me roses (not often!) he always buys ten of one colour and two of another...I guess it's him and me against the world!

D.B. said...

So beautiful!

Blondie's Journal said...

Your roses are just gorgeous. I have absolutely no luck with them. Maybe the little bee is trying to stay warm! What a fragrant place for a little nap!

Hope you are having a wonderful weekend. It's warming up a bit here in Chicago~44 degrees!


Olive said...

Z, beautiful November roses you have there. I am sitting here attempting to build a fire because my heater is broken and my fire wood is wet...I am a dork. Have a lovely weekend. ♥O

Char said...

a bit cold but gorgeous here - and yes, i'm enjoying the relaxing

Pooch Purple Reign said...

i am so happy to have the purge and move over...
it was harder than i thought
gorgeous roses!
~laura xx

Brenda Pruitt said...

We're having wonderful weather, though it was a tad cold for us here last night. I was just out, pruning and plucking and dead-heading pansies. I pulled up most of the sweet potato vine. And I came in with the scent of spearmint all over my hands. Lovely rose with the drunken bee.

Razmataz said...

That first photo is top knotch,. Gorgeous.

Unknown said...

Beautiful shots! No roses around here anymore. First hard freeze of the season is setting in now and we saw the first snow flurries this afternoon.

north pal said...

just one last gift for you to hold you over till spring. wasn't there a poem or song that stated, tis the last rose of summer? Bestest,Denise

Julie@beingRUBY said...

Beautiful Roses Suzan
I have no idea when roses should be blooming .. northern or southern hemisphere.. so just glad when I see them.. Have been playing photo shoot with mine this weekend too.. although mine are a little bug eaten.. hahaha

that last one is gorgeous!!! xxx Julie

Anonymous said...

Roses in November? Amazing! Your shots are gorgeous - like paintings!
Have a lovely afternoon,

E. Charlotte said...

Great photos! We have a small little wild rosebush in our yard that is still pumping out bright pink blooms. I thought it would be far too cold by now! :)

Rebecca said...

Hi Suzan
Nice to see roses, I know soon it will be snow pictures! Beautiful!
I hope you are well and enjoying the warm weather

Colleen - the AmAzINg Mrs. B said...

Beautiful photos!! Roses in winter..well fall..but you know what I mean. Wonderful..and I think the bee was drunk with delight!

Carole said...

How I'd love to stop by and not only peruse your goodies but smell the roses... literally.
Have a good night!

C said...

Oh how I love roses. My mother had the most glorious rose garden in the home I grew up in. There were always fresh cut flowers in vases. I must get around to planting some in her memory. Thank you for sharing.
Suzy xxx

Robin Larkspur said...

Hi Suzan, I just signed on to follow your beautiful and inspiring blog. I look forward to reading your archives and looking at your lovely links!

time worn interiors said...

Wow a Rose in Novemver! You must have been a good girl to get a wonderful gift like that! I love white roses!