Monarch on Coneflower (Echinacea)

Here I go again with my annual shot of a monarch butterfly on one of our plants, in this case echinacea, commonly known as the cornflower. Since planting some milkweed several years ago I am gratified to see an ever increasing number of monarchs visiting our garden. Milkweed spreads quickly, so be warned, you may find yourself weeding out a few as we did. Monarchs now breed on our property

Borage Close-Up

Wow, it’s been awhile since I made an entry. I have been very busy around the house with summer chores and fix-ups. Also, I admit to playing a little golf now and then. What a great game it is – very challenging to figure out. This spring I planted a package of wildflowers in a somewhat wild area of the south end of our house. One of the flowers that