flowers

An index of blog posts tagged ‘flowers’ here at MarkCz.com.
Hummingbird moth (Hemaris thysbe)

Hummingbird moth (Hemaris thysbe)

Watch this video in full-screen, 720p mode. The Hummingbird Moth is difficult to see at first, but it comes closer during the second minute of the clip. The first time I saw one of these, my mind briefly went into a strange Twilight Zone mode because I couldn't place...

Milkweed Bug infestation of Butterfly Weed

Milkweed Bug infestation of Butterfly Weed

ictured here is the original idea — purple Liatris spicata spikes paired against orange Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa) blossoms in one of our backyard flower beds. Both attract butterflies, both are easy-to-grow perennials, and both have...

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...

Hummingbirds and hummingbird feeders

Hummingbirds and hummingbird feeders

he radio show I work for is in Mexico this week — and so, with luck, is the little bird at my nifty HummZinger hummingbird feeder in the photo above. The weekend after Labor Day, he was right outside my window. As I have mentioned before, Amy and I...

flowers

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

Hummingbird moth (Hemaris thysbe)

Watch this video in full-screen, 720p mode. The Hummingbird Moth is difficult to see at first, but it comes closer during the second minute of the clip. The first time I saw one of these, my mind briefly went into a strange Twilight Zone mode because I couldn't place...

Milkweed Bug infestation of Butterfly Weed

ictured here is the original idea — purple Liatris spicata spikes paired against orange Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa) blossoms in one of our backyard flower beds. Both attract butterflies, both are easy-to-grow perennials, and both have...

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...

Hummingbirds and hummingbird feeders

he radio show I work for is in Mexico this week — and so, with luck, is the little bird at my nifty HummZinger hummingbird feeder in the photo above. The weekend after Labor Day, he was right outside my window. As I have mentioned before, Amy and I...

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