Here are some flowers in my garden. Clockwise: Shasta Daisy, yellow Osteospermum, Firewheel Blanket flower, Echinacea with purple Veronica flowers in background.
My garden is in an area at about 7200 feet in elevation. The food growing season is only about four to five months, depending on how long winter lasts. Here’s some of the action out of my backyard garden so far this year. The bird is an immature Say’s Phoebe, the flowers are echinacea that… Read More GARDEN GOODS
A Ladybug is a beetle, which is the largest order in the animal kingdom, with about 350,000 species of beetles worldwide. Ladybugs are insect controllers in gardens, crop fields, or forests, as they consume various harmful tree-dwelling and plant-eating bugs that destroy plant life. I found this one in a greenhouse, moving briskly around the… Read More LADYBUG