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Butterflies

  Some of the end of summer butterflies that have been in my yard the last couple of weeks.  We had a frost last week that has almost finished the zinnias.  They have been a favorite of the butterflies.  The … Continue reading

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Monarch

I’ve had a monarch hanging around my zinnias along the front walk for several days now.  Their numbers have dropped due to removal of their host plant milkweed.  You can help them by planting some in your garden.  I kept … Continue reading

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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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Gardening goals for 2012

The last weekend of the year was great. Temperatures Saturday was in the sixties.  I was able to get my John Deere out and haul wood chips the power company brought me and spread them out along the paths in … Continue reading

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Why did I buy this plant?

I purchased a couple of plants several years ago from the sales section while ordering plants.  Each time they bloom I ask myself why did I order these?   The first one is Oakhurst puple pineapple. When it first starts forming … Continue reading

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