Archive for the ‘Nature’ Category

Worm Damaged Succulent

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

Succulent Damage

Succulent Damage

Worm and Damage

Worm

Removed the damaged bits, trimmed the plant, and saved a few of the leaves.

Succulent with Leaves

Many succulents are resilient. Hope that it survives.


Weed with Wee Yellow Flowers

Thursday, July 23rd, 2020

Weed with Wee Yellow Flowers

Weed with Wee Yellow Flowers

Weed with Wee Yellow Flowers

Weed with Wee Yellow Flowers

Weed with Wee Yellow Flowers

Weed with Wee Yellow Flowers


Variegated Brugmansia

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

17 July Brugmansia Buds

Brug Buds

22 July Brugmansia Blooms
Brug Flowers


Weeds Can Be Annoying or Gifts

Thursday, July 16th, 2020

Collecting the Seeds to Distribute in My Gardens

Poof

Poof

Not sure but I think the plants are Tragopogon porrifolius.

The gorgeous silky bits may become potential art material.


Gazania

Friday, July 10th, 2020

Gazania

Gazania


Brugmansia Damage by Cucumber Beetle

Friday, July 10th, 2020

Brug and Cucumber Beetle

Brug and Cucumber Beetle


Succulent Buds, Flowers, and a Spider

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

Senecio jacobsenii

Spider at Home in Succulent Flowers
Spider Succulent Flower


Salvia Hummingbird Coral

Thursday, July 9th, 2020

Salvia


Mimosa

Sunday, July 5th, 2020

Mimosa


Monarch Butterfly Emerged

Saturday, July 4th, 2020

2020 July 2, 5:13 PM

Monarch

2020 July 3, 5:13 PM
Monarch

2020 July 3, 9:41 PM, Flashlight Used
Monarch

2020 July 4, 7:55 AM

Monarch

2020 July 4, 8:59 AM

Monarch

Monarch

2020 July 4, 9:31 AM Totally Missed the Monarch Emerge

I documented the chrysalis every hour 20200702 and every 30 minutes on 20200703.

Monarch

2020 July 4, 9:36 AM

Monarch

Some Detail
Monarch

Monarch

Monarch

2020 July 4, 11:51 AM

Monarch

2020 July 4, 11:52 AM Flew Away

Monarch


Monarch visitor flew into my garden while I was watching the Monarch that emerged from its chrysalis.

It flew around the garden, then spent 45 minutes in the oak tree.

Photo taken at 10:15 AM

Monarch

Hope the two Monarchs find each other and continue on their journey together.