neato bugs and some other garden photos

neato bugs and some other garden photos



I went outside today and found my butterfly bush covered with these butterflies! Is this a Painted Lady? If no, does anyone know what it is?

Here's one with its wings folded:




There were also a bunch of honeybees there, as well as one of these:





Unless I am crazy, this is a hummingbird moth, and my neighborhood is full of them. They had me convinced that there were very small hummingbirds flying around my yard a couple of years ago, and I was disappointed until I realized how cool they are in their own right.

Some other random photos too:


Echinacea


Alaska nasturtiums


The little curved green thing is a very small Liana bean - when ripe these are about two feet long!


My first ripe Sun Gold tomato, which I devoured immediately after taking this picture.


Cucumber


Borage, which I planted once and have found in the garden every year since.
A question of bugs.

A question of bugs.

what a difference two months make

what a difference two months make

Garden picspam

Garden picspam

Pics and I need some advice…

Pics and I need some advice…

Tomato Help!!

Tomato Help!!

Spreading the joy

Spreading the joy