This blog is about my garden and the outdoors. I am new to photography but I am trying to show some of the pretty things that grow here in Michigan. I love the wild things who visit me and I dont mind if they eat a bit here and there. I like it more if they let me take their picture. As time goes on I think I will try to show you around the beautiful area that I live in as well as my garden. I try to use my own pictures as much as possible but will also use pictures from the web. If I inadvertently use your photo or work without permission please email me and I will remove it or give credit if you prefer. I will give credit when I know who the owner is. I would ask that anyone using my pictures do the same.
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Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Hot days, dog days.............

This is a very hot July, beach weather. Thats where I will be today. I did get some pictures last night though and here are a few.
The Poor Grackle was wet, must have had a shower or a dip in a bird bath he looks frazzled.
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The day lilies and other lily are so pretty this year. They are blooming in profusion.
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Lots of lovey colours
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Close up of the yellow one

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Much more colour in the garden now

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I didn't know the Bee Balm came in different colours. I didn't buy different colours.

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I love the mix of colour

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The butterfly weeds in yellow and orange are still growing brightly. I found some Campanella and hope I can grow that, we shall see.They do not seem to like the heat.
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Pansies hanging on barely.
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Painted Daisy, I liked and bought some more. I hope they will do well
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I like it when a plant thrives and gets thick on the ground.
Wild Hydrangia

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These yellow daisies are pretty but they are so tall and stringy they fall all over the others. I must find a solution.

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All for today............I have to go water before I take off for the day

I am sharing this with A Dedicated House Make it pretty Monday


Merlesworld said...

Lovely pictures so much colour.

Craftymoose Crafts said...

Great shot of that pretty bird! What a beautiful garden you must have with all the variety and color! We are sweltering here, too. I hate to go out at all in this heat--I can feel my skin burning!

maryom said...

Lovely pictures - particularly of the lilies. Mine all flowered in a rush last week and now I'm left with bare sticks :(

Magic Love Crow said...

We are melting here too my friend!! Too hot to even go outside! Please stay cool! Love the garden pictures! Beautiful! Put some stakes up for your flowers that are falling over ;o) That bird picture is too funny! Take Care ;o)