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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Wednesday, July 27, 2016

A guest this morning.......................

Look who showed up this morning. He was sitting on Bud's lawn. I just know Bud will not like that at all but doubt he saw him. It's a wonder this bunny has not been in my garden. So far I have not seen any damage.
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That is one big bunny.
The bees have been very busy. They love the Bee Balm. I love watching them, they don't squabble among themselves as far as can tell, all sizes and many different Bees all bustle around together. They ignore me. I feel comfortable around them and they are not angry at my observation. Now wasps are a different matter. Some are fine but those big buggers are not at all, they will chase me away.
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It takes a bit of patience to capture a picture of a bee that is not blurry.
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These bees must have good breath because they are working on mint. Then there was this little ant and I have no idea what he was up to.
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This guy I stayed away from just in case he got pissed off. He was enjoying a drink off of a leaf.
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This little guy also wanted a drink. I think he was thinking about a bath.
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I think he gave up on that because he knew I was watching but the other day one of the Chickadees got right in. I have several of these little dishes around the garden for the birds and bees and make sure they have something in them all the time. These hot days especially. I also have saucers on stands that I made last year and those make it easier for the bees, wasps and flies. All creatures have a purpose.
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Well as I walk around the garden each day I see so much work to be done. I remember this time every year I am frustrated that it's too hot to work. The work piles up and if anything like last year it eventually gets left till Spring. I really don't want to do that.

1 comment:

Magic Love Crow said...

Gorgeous photos Janice! I love bees too! They buzz around me, when I'm gardening too. But, like you, yellow jackets and wasps, I stay far away! That bunny is too cute! I'm keeping the water full around here too! Like you said, it's just too hot! Don't get down on yourself about the gardening! Do what you can! You have done a lot this year! Hugs!