Home Flower Garden

This is the time of year when the flowers in Rose’s flower beds are really beautiful.  Although I took these photos a couple weeks ago, and things change every day, they are still beautiful.  Here are some photos from the garden and yard.

Hostas (aka Deer Candy or Deer Salad) have a nice blossom.

Blossom of Hosta
Blossom of Hosta

 

Day Lily
Day Lily

The butterflies seem to like monarda.

Monarda Blossom
Monarda Blossom
Monarda Blossoms
Monarda Blossoms

 

Mixed Garden Blossoms
Mixed Garden Blossoms

 

Wild Asters
Wild Asters

 

Wild Asters
Wild Asters

Rose always plants zinnias in the vegetable garden.  They always look great, so many colors.

Zinnia
Zinnia

 

Zinnia
Zinnia

 

Zinnia
Zinnia

 

Zinnia
Zinnia

Speaking of the vegetable garden, we can’t forget the tomatoes.

Tomato Blossoms
Tomato Blossoms

There were a couple dragon flies flying around.  They hardly sit still long enough to get a picture, but I was fortunate with these two.

Dragon Fly
Dragon Fly

 

Dragon Fly on the Garden Fence
Dragon Fly on the Garden Fence

There was also no shortage of bees in the yard, hovering around the clover and burdock.

Bee in Clover
Bee in Clover

 

Bee in Burdock
Bee in Burdock

 

Bee in Burdock
Bee in Burdock

 

Bee in Clover
Bee in Clover

The south end of a bee headed north, this bee is headed home.

Bee Homeward Bound
Bee Homeward Bound

So, here it is August already.  Where has the summer gone?  Take time to enjoy all the days have to offer.

Mark

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