Our Grand Rose of Sharon, and Her Attendants

Our beautiful lady has been showing off for four months now. Days shorten, evenings cool off, and still she (and her attendant bees!) glitters. All these, and more, from one bush.








I know you’re in there, oh bee!


Come out, bee, and show your face!


And on a new day in different light….




About Jane

The gravitar you see is Joey, narrator and protagonist of my book, "DOGS DON'T LOOK BOTH WAYS," 2015 B.R.A.G. Medallion Honoree. Recently I have been film critic for newspapers such as "The Jewish Advocate," "The Jewish Journal" and "The Newton Tab." I love to bicycle, play tennis, and swim, and to participate in local community activities. My favorites are providing food for the needy, bicycle and pedestrian safety, and literacy.
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2 Responses to Our Grand Rose of Sharon, and Her Attendants

  1. noelleg44 says:

    Our roses are blooming, too, along with some late season azaleas!

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  2. Jane says:

    Nice! (Sorry for my delay…)
    HOLD ON TO THOSE BEAUTIES while you can.
    We don’t know if it’s because we did some serious pruning in the spring, or what, but these have been showing off since June, and it’s almost October here in New England, and 3x the number of blooms. Attendant bees still pretty wired, too! Enjoy the roses and azaleas. Our azaleas bloom once and I killed off a few azalea bushes by OVER fertilizing them!


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