backyard

An index of blog posts tagged ‘backyard’ here at MarkCz.com.
Tiger Swallowtail on Butterfly Bush, Racine, Wisconsin

Tiger Swallowtail on Butterfly Bush, Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — An Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly (Papilio glaucus) nectars on the flower of a Pink Delight Butterfly Bush (Buddleja davidii). Butterfly bushes have been very effective in attracting several types of swallowtails, as well as Monarchs and many...

Hang On Little Tomato

Hang On Little Tomato

Today's photo — after astonishing rains, with more on the way — is inspired by the song "Hang On Little Tomato" by Pink Martini: The sun has left and forgotten me It's dark, I cannot see Why does this rain pour down I'm gonna drown In a sea Of deep confusion...

Backyard garden beds, July 9, Racine, Wisconsin

Backyard garden beds, July 9, Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — Our backyard garden beds, nearing the halfway point of the growing season: Raised bed (based on a raised bed plan from Sunset magazine) with marigolds, English lavender, snapdragons, rosemary, parsley, and sage. Heirloom tomato beds with basil and...

Taylor Juniper bushes: Backyard evergreen hedge

Taylor Juniper bushes: Backyard evergreen hedge

  ictured above is our neighbor's fence at the edge of our backyard. It's six feet tall. When we bought our house, there were old and gnarly shrubs hiding the fence — a mundane and invasive honeysuckle, a feeble forsythia, a wild weigela....

Backyard gardening: Playing in the dirt

Backyard gardening: Playing in the dirt

It will yield you brambles and thistles, as you eat the produce of the land. By the sweat of your face will you earn your food, until you return to the ground. as you were taken from it.— Genesis 3:18-19, The New Jerusalem Bible We've been spending a lot of time on...

We are gardeners, and it is good

We are gardeners, and it is good

 Yahweh God planted a garden in Eden, which is in the east, and there he put the man he had fashioned. From the soil, Yahweh God caused to grow every kind of tree, enticing to look at and good to eat, with the tree of life in the middle of the garden, and the tree of...

Birding: Backyard birds in Racine, Wisconsin

Birding: Backyard birds in Racine, Wisconsin

We have been feeding birds for years, but moving has made a huge difference in the variety of birds that visit us. The apartment in Kenosha was a second-floor flat. We hung feeders outside a couple of windows which attracted mostly House Sparrows and some House...

backyard

An index of blog posts tagged ‘backyard’ here at MarkCz.com.

Tiger Swallowtail on Butterfly Bush, Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — An Eastern Tiger Swallowtail butterfly (Papilio glaucus) nectars on the flower of a Pink Delight Butterfly Bush (Buddleja davidii). Butterfly bushes have been very effective in attracting several types of swallowtails, as well as Monarchs and many...

Hang On Little Tomato

Today's photo — after astonishing rains, with more on the way — is inspired by the song "Hang On Little Tomato" by Pink Martini: The sun has left and forgotten me It's dark, I cannot see Why does this rain pour down I'm gonna drown In a sea Of deep confusion...

Backyard garden beds, July 9, Racine, Wisconsin

Racine, Wisconsin — Our backyard garden beds, nearing the halfway point of the growing season: Raised bed (based on a raised bed plan from Sunset magazine) with marigolds, English lavender, snapdragons, rosemary, parsley, and sage. Heirloom tomato beds with basil and...

Taylor Juniper bushes: Backyard evergreen hedge

  ictured above is our neighbor's fence at the edge of our backyard. It's six feet tall. When we bought our house, there were old and gnarly shrubs hiding the fence — a mundane and invasive honeysuckle, a feeble forsythia, a wild weigela....

Backyard gardening: Playing in the dirt

It will yield you brambles and thistles, as you eat the produce of the land. By the sweat of your face will you earn your food, until you return to the ground. as you were taken from it.— Genesis 3:18-19, The New Jerusalem Bible We've been spending a lot of time on...

We are gardeners, and it is good

 Yahweh God planted a garden in Eden, which is in the east, and there he put the man he had fashioned. From the soil, Yahweh God caused to grow every kind of tree, enticing to look at and good to eat, with the tree of life in the middle of the garden, and the tree of...

Birding: Backyard birds in Racine, Wisconsin

We have been feeding birds for years, but moving has made a huge difference in the variety of birds that visit us. The apartment in Kenosha was a second-floor flat. We hung feeders outside a couple of windows which attracted mostly House Sparrows and some House...

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