My Newest Butterfly Magnet




Today’s post was captured in my rural Missouri butterfly garden a few days ago. The flower is a coneflower, one of 3 plants I received last July in a beautifully arranged planter at my wife’s Celebration of Life service. Last year this plant had a few flowers on it, but this year it has really […]

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Work that Pollen!




While photographing in my largest wildflower garden, a Bumble Bee flew to a patch of Gray-headed Sunflowers and foraged for a long time on one of the coneflower heads. I always love seeing the pollinators at work … without them, our world would be a lot less colorful! Here is one of my favorite images […]

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Purple Coneflower




Today, a simple post with a single image … a beautiful Purple Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea) wildflower, blooming in one of my wildflower gardens: The purple coneflower is one of my favorite wildflowers, so bold in it’s colors and a great attractor of pollinators. I plan on adding some purple coneflowers to my newest butterfly garden […]

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