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The Plight of the Monarch Butterfly

Most people don’t think about where butterflies come from. Or where there end up for that matter. We enjoy their presence and beauty and then go about our day. The Monarch butterfly has a very interesting, albeit, short life. The migration pattern is considered one of nature’s greatest wonders. Monarchs are the only butterflies that will […]

Summer is Here.

The garden is in full swing and the flower beds are strutting their stuff. This trumpet vine is going crazy.   It has covered the fence and then some. This bee was caught taking a nap in one of the flowers until Allen woke him up. Way to go, Al. To keep this plant in check, I’ve […]