Chasing Butterflies

A beautiful 81┬░Fahrenheit and what a relief from the three digit temperatures we have been experiencing over the past weeks. It’s the perfect weather to give some TLC to my garden. Look who I saw visiting! A little shy at first it seems and flew here and there before deciding to taste some nectar. This…

Ecosystem Observation: Workers On the Job

The workers in my ecosystem are helping to create better soil, some pollinating the plants, while some controlling other insects and plant pests. A few days have passed with very hot humid summer temperatures and signs of no rain in sight. I ventured into my garden to see how it was coping under such intense…

Unveiling the Ground Work

Morning Glory: Pretty soon my morning-glory will be bursting with beautiful trumpet flowers. This batch of vines growing here as a result of self-seeding and transplanting. I am surprised that they survived being transplanted as they dislike that very much. Care was taken that when I removed the young plants I dug up a lot…