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Today, I stopped by Becky’s Garden to check into how the garden was progressing throughout the summer.  Much to my surprise, the small plants I planted back in May had bloomed and expanded in the garden boxes in an explosion of color.  71 more words

Butterfly Garden

The Butterfly Garden: A Haven for Wild Bees

In major urban landscape such as Washington, D.C., a place like the Smithsonian Institution’s Butterfly Habitat Garden serves a valuable purpose as a rich and rewarding refuge, not only for butterflies, but also for bees. 235 more words


A Garden Visitor

I have one little milkweed growing in my front roadside garden.  It was a volunteer that just popped up one day.

This afternoon I realized it has a visitor.

Monarch Waystation

Where are the butterflies?

This morning my husband took this picture of a tiger swallowtail nectaring on sweet joe pye weed (see the previous post for info about this lovely plant). 330 more words


Tom 365 - July 26, 2014

My dad’s wildflower / butterfly garden up in Wisconsin.