Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Zinnias, Hibiscus and A Sunflower Tree

Small Zinnia

Giant Zinnia


Marigolds, Dianthus
and ?


Giant Zinnias



A Gorgeous Poppy

An Unusual Poppy
Amidst the Calendula

Poppy that resembles
an eye

Close Up

The Poppy I grew from seed

Grasshopper On Teddy Bear Sunflower, Butterfly on Lantana and A Praying Mantis on Shrub

A grasshopper on a
Teddy Bear Sunflower
I grew from
an Heirloom Seed

Close Up of Grasshopper

You can see the Grasshopper
on the Flower Head

Cosmos and the Tedd Bear

Close Up of Grasshopper
cosmos and Teddy Bear

Praying Mantis

Butterfly on Lantana



Praying Mantis

Close Up of Mantis

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

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Friday, August 16, 2013

Teddy Bear Sunflower, Crop Circles on A Sunflower Head and A Butterfly on Latana

Teddy Bear Sunflower
against the periwinkle blue sky
Two great colors that go great together

The aliens formed a crop circle on
my sunflower head that spells

Black swallowtail on Latana

Butterfly on Latana

Butterfly on a Zinnia

Teddy Bear Sunflower

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Cottage Garden Mixture of Flowers

Bachelor Buttons


Don't know

Calendula and ?



opening day for a big
sunflower tree
with baby sunflowers
on the side arms

I have no idea
what happened to this
sunflowers perfectly
round seed head.
This the way it grew

A side view of the mis-shaped
sun flower head

a cosmos and the sunflower

When Life (or Your Garden) Gives You Tomatoes, Make Stuffed Tomatoes**Yummo

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the tomatoes

These Happen to be
Black Heirloom Tomatoes
that I grew from seeds

For me there is nothing
more satisfying with a feeling
of accomplishment and mission
attached, than eating the
fruit of my gardening labor
as I bring a plant to fruitation.