Category Archives: Photography

Greeted this Morning by a Preying Mantis

I was out picking moringa pods this morning and was greeted with this, as Steve Irwin would say, glorious creature.  I ran in and grabbed my camera and was able to catch “her” doing her daily exercise.  I say her … Continue reading

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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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Smelly Stinkhorn Fungi

Wow never thought I would be posting on something with a name like Smelly Stinkhorn Fungi.  I found one of the “eggs” a while ago and wondered what it was.  Recently I spotted the  fungi just starting to grow and … Continue reading

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Spiny Orb Weaver aka Crab Spider – 2/14/13

I found this fellow or lady a couple of days ago.  The wind has been strong so I wasn’t able to get pictures until today.  It is located between my fence and my Firebush and was at a perfect height … Continue reading

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Walking Stick Insect – Anisomorpha Buprestoides

While I was out watering my plants this morning the dog kept barking at something close to the house.  When I finally looked to see what he was barking at I discovered a mating pair of Twostriped Walking Stick insects. … Continue reading

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Gopher Tortoise and Zebra Longwing

Two of Yehovah’s beautiful creations were found in my yard today. The first was a Zebra Longwing.  While looking at the pictures I realized you can see through his/her wings. While a friend was dropping something off at my house … Continue reading

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