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Current Photos of Mother Nature's Backyard

We've just had a very hot weekend, so the gardens are transitioning quickly to Summer. Still lots of bird and insect visitors, including the summer butterflies.  These pictures are from 5/21/2017. 


The Apple espalier (left along wall) is beginning to take shape.

Whew!  Even 'Gardena Boy' was hot this weekend!

Volunteer cherry tomato plant has green fruits.

New sundial adds a formal touch to the Garden of Health.

Garden of Health is looking very summery.

Our Black Phoebes appear to be readying for a second brood.
Narrowleaf milkweed adds a pastel touch.

The first Grey Hairstreaks have appeared.

For a slideshow of Mother Nature's Backyard from 2012 to 2016 see: http://www.slideshare.net/cvadheim/mnby-through-the-years













































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