Posted July 21, 2010 by Racquel in Butterflies, Insects/Bugs, Macro Shots, Wordless Wednesday. 12 Comments
Posted by meemsnyc on July 21, 2010 at 1:10 am
Nice visitors to your garden!
Thanks Meems. 🙂
Posted by kilbournegrove on July 21, 2010 at 7:31 am
Looks like you have a lot of friends!
I was surprised at the number of visitors in this heatwave. 🙂
Posted by Corner Garden Sue on July 21, 2010 at 7:59 am
I love that kind of wildlife! I think your second butterfly may be a silver spotted skipper.
Me too and I just missed the elusive Hummingbird shot (since my camera was in the house of course). Thanks for the possible id. 😉
Posted by Rose on July 21, 2010 at 9:17 am
Lovely images, Racquel! There seem to be so many more butterflies this year than last, which makes me happy. I seem to be taking as many photos of the all the visitors to my garden as the blooms. Glad to hear you finally got some rain.
Thanks Rose. 🙂 I haven’t noticed as many of them this year. Now I did see a Monarch yesterday but didn’t have my camera on me (of course). And this season they seem to be a bit skittish about photo ops.
Posted by Kathleen on July 21, 2010 at 10:31 am
Great photos Racquel. I’m boo hoo’ing because someone else got a Black Swallowtail photo when I can not!!! You did a terrific job my friend. Despite the heat, your garden is doing well to have this abundance of winged friends.
Thanks Kathleen. Sorry about the elusive Swallowtail shot, I feel the same way when bloggers post pics of hummers. 😉
Posted by Karen on July 21, 2010 at 10:40 am
Wonderful pictures of your garden visitors!
Why thank you Karen and thanks for stopping by. 🙂
Posted by Darla on July 21, 2010 at 2:26 pm
These are the kind of visitors that are welcome, unlike the garter snake I found first thing this morning!
Eww..yep I would of been freaking out at that kind of visitor in my garden! 😉
Posted by Dave on July 21, 2010 at 2:30 pm
Thank you Dave! 🙂
Posted by Helen Yoest @ Gardening With Confidence™ on July 21, 2010 at 5:01 pm
I just wanted you to know I added your blog to the soon to be launched North Carolina Nursery and Landscape Association blog roll for NC Blogs!
I also wanted to make sure you received my new link for Gardening With Confidence’s blog
I hope you are doing well!
Hi Helen, long time to see. 🙂 Oh thanks for thinking of me even though I’m in Virginia. How sweet! Thanks for the new link, I updated my blogroll already. 🙂
Posted by tina on July 21, 2010 at 5:40 pm
Cool shot of the dragonfly!
Thanks Tina, that one was a bit tough to capture. So I had to stand a bit back & zoom in. 😉
Posted by Balisha on July 21, 2010 at 7:31 pm
Your pictures are beautiful. You must have patience and a steady hand.
Thanks Balisha, it takes alot of patience to capture these critters on camera that’s for sure. 🙂
Posted by Cameron (Defining Your Home) on July 21, 2010 at 8:41 pm
Fun! Great photos!
Did you get rain last night? We had quite the rain and wind here. No damage (except deer munching a few cosmos and even a castor bean leaf! )
Thanks Cameron. Nope no rain here last night. 😦 We got a bit the two nights previous though. But we could always use a bit more. Oh my, munching Castor Bean Leaves? Aren’t they a bit spiky? 😉
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