We still have color !

We’re in a severe drought here in Northeast Georgia and also have had unseasonably warm weather. Maybe those are the reasons we still have brilliant autumn color in mid-November.  Many trees have not yet lost their leaves, so leaf clean-up may continue into December.     Leaves by Elsie N. Brady How silently they tumble down…

Honeybees in December in My Corner of North Georgia

Walked outside during a break in our torrential rains to photograph a pileated woodpecker.  The woodpecker flew away, but I spotted these honeybees on the Mahonia flowers.  I’ve never seen honeybees in December, but this is the warmest, wettest December on record here in North Georgia.