The β€œGraveyard” 2019

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The glue of the tombstone support pipes have tried for a couple of days. Kevin could take the support stones and wood blocks away from the graveyard. Now, Mr, Skeleton, Howl and Meow watch over the yard, so no spirits won’t escape; and Bones howls until the night of All Hallow’s Eve.

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Flip, The Grasshopper

While Kevin mowed the lawn, I planted my agastache, bee balm, lemon balm, and scabiosa in the frontyard garden. Sara noticed the grasshopper on the lawn, when we were done watering the flowers. I asked her to get my camera. With the Nikon I tried to to get as close as possible to the insect. First, the grasshopper was a bit shy and wanted to hide deep by the roots in the soil. But when it was comfortable enough, it poked its head out again. It wasn’t time for Flip to call it a day, yet. Very quietly I rested on the ground and captured photos of the grasshopper. At the end Flip was so comfortable with me being around, we watched the sunset together.

Flitter-Flutter & Friends In Summer

All the butterflies, dragonflies, skippers, bees, flies visit our garden. Well, it looks very inviting with all the drought-tolerant blooms in the yard. So much nectar everywhere. When they get thirsty in this heat, they can have a drink at our water fountain as well.Β  It is a paradise for all the insects.