Tag Archives: butterflies

Last of the summer butterflies

I’ve been out of pocket lately.  I’m still trying to get W C Handy pictures posted from July. Patches had surgery twice to place drains in one of her ear flaps. It was puffed up like a balloon.  Blackie is … Continue reading

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Fall butterflies

This fall the butterflies finally arrived.  They really love the Profusion zinnias that I grow in my yard.  While photographing dragonflies, I thought I finally saw my first Monarch, but it turned out to be a Viceroy, a butterfly that … Continue reading

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Turks Cap Lilies hummingbirds and butterflies

Several years back when I ordered some lily bulbs, I also ordered  a Rubrum  and Scarlet Turks Cap Lily.  I knew nothing about them, but liked the looks of them, like tiger lilies but without the ugly spots.  Little did … Continue reading

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hummingbird migration part 3

Happy birthday to my sister Rose.  I won’t reveal how old she was yesterday.   I’m still going through the 1200+ pictures I took the weekend of 9-11. If there is interest I’ll do one more post of pictures. Hope you … Continue reading

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hot weekend in the garden

Saturday heat index was 108. I’m not sure how many trips I made into the house to cool off.  I eventually finished mowing around the house and finished up the bottom 3 acres, and got “Big Berta” my Troybilt weed … Continue reading

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Butterflies are free

This time of year my thoughts turn from still flowers to chasing  flying flowers and  hummingbirds.  My sister Linda and niece Amanda and myself have a birthday this month so I thought I would honor them with a flying flower … Continue reading

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