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Today in the Garden

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On a Misty Day

When I moved into my house a little more than a year ago, there were some flowers planted alongside it.  Bleeding hearts!  One of my favorites. They were getting ready to bloom this spring, then we got a late freeze … Continue reading

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Where have all the flowers gone?

So I took some photos of daffodils battered by the cold weather yesterday.  They were blooming, but drooping. Here they are today. I have nothing more to say.

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Spring Flowers

I recently moved and inherited some daffodils along with the move.  But the weather has been cold, rainy, and some sleet fell last night.  Snow is in the forecast for tomorrow. Still, they are flowers and I have to take … Continue reading

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Some Prairie Flowers

I have been trying to trudge through this winter and have been looking for winter photo opportunities.  But it is cold outside, and it gets dark soon.  Plus, I recently saw a web site with a number of prairie flower … Continue reading

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Fun with Flowers

Yesterday we had two crocus flowers blooming–both yellow.  Today the yellow ones are blooming, and a couple of purple ones have popped up as well.  I got a chance to enjoy my hobby of photography today, but I also got … Continue reading

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A Flower from Dad

My dad converted part of his back yard to a little re-constructed prairie patch.   At the time a few people were planting prairie plants, but not many.  I did not know anyone else with a back yard prairie.  He … Continue reading

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More Fly Beauty

If you look around at nature you can find beauty everywhere, even in such an unlikely group as the flies.   Sure, the flower is beautiful.  But what about those red eyes?

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The Butterfly Chase

On Monday there was a very short window of time when the butterflies were out.  I saw a single black swallowtail drinking nectar from the Dame’s rocket flowers.  While I was trying to photograph it another joined in and chased … Continue reading

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First Flowers

Crocus are blooming. First garden flowers of the year. Ahhhh….  

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