All summer long my garden gets visited by these beautiful Western Swallowtails. They very much love the butterfly bushes I planted, but really go crazy over Peruvian lilies. The swallowtails love basking in the hot afternoon sun and feed on the Alstroemeria’s nectar. Once they land […]
Way up in the clouds on this midsummer day a swallowtail gliding without hiding joyfully jiving, suddenly diving through trees, clouds and sky … Pardon the Interruption while I unzengle my feet … Down below buddleja’s aglow honeyed fragrance’s wafting on the breeze a swallowtail’s […]
Love-in-a-mist, or Nigella damascena, are some of my very favorite flowers! These particular ones are extra special because they were given to me many years ago. I sprinkled the seeds throughout the flowerbeds around our deck. I waited, and waited, and waited some more … but […]
Aloft in the breeze wobbling, weaving weightlessly towards the buddleja.