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.


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.

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)