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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Saturday, August 3, 2013

Beginning of August.......

Here we are in August. The garden is still blooming but has a wilted look to it. We really do need more rain. I have not seen any Butterfly this year, one lonely white one awhile ago. What's wrong?. I have all the right kinds of flowers. Last year the garden was full of them. I think next year I will throw some packets of wild flower mixes into the front garden and the side. See then what comes up.
I was hoping to get out there today but need to wait for the lawn to get mowed. I don't do that. There are two men here who can do that but they procrastinate.
I don't like kneeling in wet grass so I wait. Maybe this evening it will be cool and maybe someone will cut the grass.
I liked these pictures.......Tristen's forgotten dump truck left out in the rain, and puddles in our driveway
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Some pretty close ups of flowers and things
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The Blue Jay was wet. He was also determined
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The Day lilies look pretty, and I wanted to show this colour, all the same colour but different patterns
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Autumn is in the air.........Tiger lily
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After the rain, some pretty pictures
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More pretty flowers
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This chap really wanted to come to the feeder but I was in the window. It didn't stop the Blue Jay......the squirrel took his time and watched me.....watching him.
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Its all turning to the yellows and orange tones of Autumn......the Mountain Ash berries are changing too
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Well that,s it for today.............wont be long before we are back to bird watching instead of flowers.....not quite ready for that yet but I do miss my birds.

4 comments:

Loredana Donovan said...

Oh the Blue Jay is so pretty. Lovely flowers ... you do have some autumn colors already ... all the yellow and orange. The squirrel is cute :)

Craftymoose Crafts said...

I haven't seen tons of butterflies either, but I did manage to capture one, in photos of course, that is on my blog now. As always, your photos are gorgeous--thanks for sharing them.

Merlesworld said...

Wonderful pictures.
Merle....

Magic Love Crow said...

Loving all the photos my friend ;o) You are right, Autumn is in the air! You can feel it! We had very little butterflies too! Take Care ;o)