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Current Photos of Mother Nature's Backyard

Record high heat this summer.   Spectacular right now are the several species of buckwheat, Blue elderberry (berries ready to pick), Cliff aster, the shrubby mints, Toyon, Southwestern mock vervain and Laurel sumac. This is a great time to see all the butterflies and insect pollinators that visit the garden (bring your camera). These pictures are from 8/12/2018. 
  



Buckwheats are in full glory

Dunn's Lobelia thrives in the shade


Watering new plants with 'Homer buckets' has been important this summer.



Southwestern Mock Vervain in the Pollinator Garden


Garden of Health in summer mode.


Catalina Cherries are ripening!


 
For a slideshow of Mother Nature's Backyard from 2012 to 2017 see: https://www.slideshare.net/cvadheim/mnby-through-the-years-90390413
 
For a slideshow of Mother Nature's Garden of Health from 2014-2017 see: https://www.slideshare.net/cvadheim/mngoh-through-the-years
























 
















































































































 


















 









 


































 





 





 
 

 

 











 





























  










 




 


 











































































































 

 



























































































 


















































 



 




























































 

 







 














  






























































































































































 
 
 








































 
 
 




















 










 
 



















 

































 

 
 


 










 































 
 











 







 


 


 





 






 



 



 














 
 















 





































 
































































































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