I raised a Monarch butterfly from a caterpillar recently and now this lone Monarch hangs out with me in the garden. While I really have no idea if it’s the same butterfly or not, I consider it my “pet” butterfly. Kind of makes this gardener feel special!
I hadn’t been out rollerblading this summer until yesterday. I was pleased to see a group of older gentlemen sitting in lawn chairs, just off my path, racing their radio-controlled sailboats. I’ve only seen them there twice before, once with sailboats and once with “ocean liners”! It was amusing to see the ducks had swam… Continue reading Thousand Word Thursdays #89
Rural area outside of Chatham. I’ve always been fascinated by the intricate bales or rolls of hay or wheat or whatever it is I see in fields. I asked my son-in-law, a farmer, what it was, and he replied, “It’s a bale of hay in an alfalfa field!” I told him he’s faster than google!
Here are a few pics of Blanket Flowers from my garden. It always intrigues me whether the bloom will turn out perfect or not. I love them all, imperfect or not. Is it dependent on the amount of sunshine they receive? Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018.
I think this bus got lost on its route from school some time ago. Tilbury, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018
Sunny irises in my front yard. Last year there were five blooms…this year there were twenty! Woo-hoo! © Rita Jacques 2018 Windsor, Ontario.
Here’s a hyacinth for you! Welcome, spring! Windsor, Ontario. © Rita Jacques 2018.