Category Archives: animals

Sphinx Moth – Florida

Today has been a rather odd day.  I found some type of tiny beetles I can’t identify and then I saw this rather beautiful Sphinx Moth handing on my screen door in the middle of the day.  It was rainy … Continue reading

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Swallowtails and Zebra Longwing

There have been lots of butterflies in my garden of late.  Of course that brings lots of caterpillars too.  I have let my fennel grow wild in and among my raspberries.  This Black Swallowtail is laid eggs a couple of … Continue reading

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Vistor in my Garden – Black Swallowtail Caterpillar

My back has been out for 2 days now and it was windy and rainy this morning so when I got a chance to walk in my garden it was a welcome change. To my surprise I found this little … Continue reading

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Out in the Garden

I haven’t posted in quite a while and this post is really only pictures.  A post on Vanilla Honey Peach Butter is coming soon though. I am always amazed at what I find in my garden and decided to post … Continue reading

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Oleander Moth Time

The Oleander Moth, also called the Polka Dot Moth, has shown up in my garden.  Personally I think it should be called the Flag Moth.  It is so black that it almost looks blue and in combination with its white … Continue reading

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Some of my Favorites – Dragonflies and Damselflies

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Long Tailed Skipper Moth Eggs and Larva

While out watering today I saw a long tailed skipper moth on one of my green bean plants and thought it odd.  After checking out the plants carefully, which I try to do every day, I found eggs, larva and … Continue reading

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Little Lizard and garden on the Sabbath

I really like going out in my garden and the Sabbath is a very special day to spend with the creator of all things.  I hope you enjoy these pictures as much as I did taking them.

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In the Garden – Lizard and Sweet Potato Flowers

I planted an organic purple sweet potato that had started growing sprouts and this is what I got!  It has taken over. I have given many cuttings away and put a lot in my composter but still have an abundance.  … Continue reading

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Update of the Garden – 8/25/2013

Its been a while since I have posted any updates of my garden.  We have had rain the past 2 days and the birds are loving it along with the butterflies. I finally planted a small plot with beets, onions … Continue reading

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