Experiential Gardener

This cicada nymph chose an unopened daylily bud as a hatching site last night. Once I removed the cicada shell, the flower sprang open.

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The tuberosa milkweed has developed some seed pods (long light green things). Once the seeds are mature the pods will open and disperse seeds.

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Orange Tuberosa Milkweed flowers enjoying the full sun.

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A cicada nymph that just emerged from underground and is now climbing a mulberry tree to find that perfect spot to hatch during the night.

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A toad staying cool in a flower pot.

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Some Egyptian Walking Onion bulbs. When the cluster of topset bulbs grows heavy enough they settle to the ground and root (walk).

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We still have some zucchini squash despite the so many 100+ degree days. Some pine needle mulch helps to keep more moisture in the ground during the hot days.

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Lots of parsley umbels for the swallowtail butterfly caterpillars.

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The first purple coneflower or echinacea.

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Orange Tuberosa Milkweed flowers and buds. The milkweed is very durable despite these many days of 100+ degree high temperatures.

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Thank You For Visiting!

If you could take a moment to follow me on Instagram and/or like this post that would make my day!