Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Around The Backyard

 Yesterday afternoon Wilson and I went out back with our
camera's to take photo's of our row of wild flowers.
 It's sad we didn't see a lot of Monarch butterflies
passing through this year.
 I think this plant may be ragweed which is not a good 
thing to have in your yard if you have allergies.
 The debate is still on about putting in another small garden
in the open space ... we shall see.  I still want to go out
along the path behind the row of yellow flowers and take
a photo of our house from that angle.  Maybe that will
help us make up our minds.
 I don't know what these are.  If you do, please let me know.
 This is our neighbor's wildflower wall.  I asked Scott how he
got his flowers so tall and full and he said fertilizer ... & I said ... oh!
While the bag of seed come mixed with fertilizer to get them
started I never thought about adding more when they started
to grow ... so next year I will remember to do this.
 Frank and Sailor taking a walk along the path.
 Sailor loves Wilson and he started to give a little howl when
he saw him.  It was so cute.

 Sailor is a rescue and in a previous life he was a racer
at one of those greyhound tracks in Florida.



 What a find at BJ's!  Loved the bright color of this mum plant.
I'll find mum's with a more traditional color for the front steps.
It's fun to decorate the front with mums and pumpkins.
That's it for today ... signing off from St. Michaels, Maryland.

5 comments:

  1. What a beautiful yard you have! I have been trying to water, but getting eaten by mosquitos-ugh. Our yard is small but easy to manage, now that we are getting older. Thanks for sharing!
    Hugs
    Noreen

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  2. Katie, your wild flowers are beautiful. However, my husband says those white flowers are not ragweed. Yay! It almost looks like a type of Queen Anne's lace. At any rate, it's lovely!

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