Tag Archives: Coneflowers

Weekly Photo Challenge: Close Up

We haven’t seen butterflies for a couple of years, but I had a real treat yesterday when I visited Roger Swain’s garden and saw this Eastern Tiger Swallowtail. (If I’m incorrect on that identification, feel free to correct me. ) … Continue reading

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September garden color

I get a chill just writing September. Where did the summer go? I wanted it to last longer after that wicked winter. Oh well, I guess I need some cheese with my whine.  🙂 The flower gardens are still lush … Continue reading

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In the garden

It is bursting at the borders. The day lilies are still blooming, the brown-eyed susans and coneflowers are coming into their own, and the mop head hydrangea are beautiful. We have had enough rain to keep the perennials blossoming and spreading so … Continue reading

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Where have they gone?

I thought I’d planned well. For many years, I have had a lot of the suggested perennials for a successful butterfly garden, and we do not spray anywhere on the property. Purple Coneflowers, Yellow Coreopsis, Orange Blanket Flowers, Phlox in … Continue reading

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