Thursday, October 31, 2013

Wooly Bully

Milkweed Tiger Moth Caterpillar
feeding on Butterfly Weed,
a member of the milkweed family.

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Triple Threat


Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Beads of an Autumn Shower

Sharp and crisp
an autumn rain
laying like cold diamonds on old leaves.
Gives me a special sight,
but yet a shiver.
for soon this liquid diamond
shall be a crystal .
 A fluid return shall be far away
and the leaves..gone

~JE Ted Gardner

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Avian Party

These American Robins
enjoyed a drunken feast of Mountain Ash berries
After several frosts these berries began to ferment
and when you have 15 plus Robins full of the juice,
some casualities are bound to happen!
2 dead bouncing off windows,
and the rest with hangovers the next day.
Never drink and fly!

Tuesday, October 15, 2013


Toad Lily
A flower the size of your thumb nail
so intricate with detail and colours.
A native of China it blooms in late fall here.
a small final gem of our garden

Friday, October 4, 2013

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

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