Category Archives: garden

Lifecycle of a Citrus Swallowtail butterfly ..

… or part thereof   😉  in my garden .. on my new lemon tree … .. larvae .. .. caterpillar … Citrus Swallowtail (Papilio demodocus) in my garden .. on a zinnia flower …

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My garden, my back and me

Glorious rain on Friday afternoon, 20mm to be exact, left the garden damp and easy to work yesterday.  It was rather hot in the latter part of the morning but I kept to the shady spots to plant plugs of … Continue reading

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Connor’s sunflowers

A few of years ago, my grandson Connor planted tall sunflowers which were … tall!!    .. and he was thrilled !    He has green fingers .. whatever he plants, always grows ! I thought it would be fun for him to … Continue reading

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A rainy weekend

After really hot weather we’ve been experiencing lately, soft soaking rain over the weekend has been very welcome.  The change in the weather started off with a terrific storm on Friday night with lightening and thunder which sounded like a … Continue reading

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Striped Kingfisher (Halcyon chelicuti)

A new bird in our garden !!!   And a New Year !!   Well ..  actually he was perched on the telephone wire yesterday, which is close enough to the first day of 2017 ! Wished I had a super duper lens to … Continue reading

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Happy New Year : 2017

I don’t make New Year resolutions but I must say my blogging is slacking.  I need to get my act into gear and do something about it 😉   I do still take photographs, mainly of flowers in my garden, so … Continue reading

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Not a mannequin challenge

This boy makes me smile every day …  …  …. and he’s always a willing subject for photographs 🙂 …

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