A Bumblebee, Raindrops and Dracaena Flowers

25 Oct

The sun came out today! We sat out and read our books, had lunch outside and soaked up the glorious warmth. We saw fleeting butterflies, heard bees in the flowers and watched a Bumble bee collecting nectar.

Yesterday’s raindrops were still clinging to the purple Tibuchine Urvilleana in my Suffragette garden.

left behind raindrops

Our Dracaena Palm in the front garden is in blossom again.

Dracaena palm



6 responses to “A Bumblebee, Raindrops and Dracaena Flowers

  1. commonprose

    October 26, 2017 at 3:36 pm

    The Tibuchine Urvilleana is just gorgeous. Your garden makes me wish I lived in a place with rain. Looks like you’ve mastered close-ups on your new camera. Did you buy the A900?

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    • mybeautfulthings

      October 26, 2017 at 3:55 pm

      I couldn’t get it here, sadly. I ended up with a Canon PowerShot SX730 HS which is okay but not as happy-making as my NikonS9700. Close ups are good and the zoom is 40x but it doesn’t have a food setting, nor sunset/rise or beach or all the others that the Nikon had. The Nikon does still work without its lens cover so I am keeping it in a bag in the kitchen for my food shots! 🙂

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  2. nrhatch

    October 26, 2017 at 2:50 pm

    Glad you enjoyed the sights and sounds in your garden.

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    • mybeautfulthings

      October 26, 2017 at 3:50 pm

      It was a very gentle , warm day, just what we both needed. 🙂


  3. saymber

    October 25, 2017 at 10:19 pm

    Love seeing bees working – great pics! I’ve been watching them here too. It’s amazing how many different insects rely on the pollen from just one type of flower! Sometimes 4 to 5 different types of insects will visit just one dandelion. The Tibuchine Urvilleana is just lovely. Sounds like I would have fit right in to your activities there. This weather is great for me with my chalk drawing. Hugs!

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