Summer Fading

... and the blossoms bow down to autumn ... Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), rear garden. September 2019 © Pete Hillman.

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A Bit of Garden Shade

Out of the glare of the sun you can see more details in the most delicate of blossoms. I isolated this fuschia bloom in a shady corner of the garden once the sun had moved around. © Pete Hillman August 2019.

Getting Bigger

I have noticed how big the young frogs are now growing in the garden pond. I spied four of them amongst the Water Mint and pond weed poking their heads out the water. Feel free to click the images to enlarge and click again to get even closer … © Pete Hillman August 2019

Around The Garden Pond

Over the last three years since my garden pond's inception it has attacted some interesting and beautiful forms of wildlife. Growing Water Mint attracts these attractively coloured little micro moths called Pyrausta aurata - Mint Moth. The adult moths lay ther eggs on the plants and the hatching caterpillars feed on the leaves. May 2019,... Continue Reading →

Rain Again

Click and click again on the image to get that little bit closer … Hardy geranium. June 2019, rear garden, Staffordshire, England. © Pete Hillman.

Bee Oasis

Click and click again on the image to get that little bit closer … Hardy geranium. June 2019, rear garden, Staffordshire, England. © Pete Hillman.

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