Danish Flag Poppy Flower

Previous Next Meet the Danish Flag Poppy Flower! These Poppy Flowers are so pretty it is just neat to see them blooming in the garden! Very flashy! These were grown in 2013. I like the poppy flower , large or small! I just think they are pretty. Yes this is a Papaver Somniferum so if […]

Poppy Flower Blooming

Previous Next This is one species of Poppy Flowers we grow. Big as my hand, perhaps larger and two colors from this group are blooming right now! We allowed this poppy plant to take over one of the corners nearest the smaller pond. Since the slugs like this poppy plant the toads help with eating […]

Colors Of The Four Oclock Flowers

Welcome to our garden here in the High Desert of Oregon! I would like to show you some of our Four Oclock Flowers planted for the 2017 growing season!

Butterfly On The Sweet William Flowers

Previous Next Meet the Yellow Swallowtail Butterfly we have here at the house in the High Desert of Oregon! Of course this species of Swallowtail are not just at our garden, but many places here in the High Desert! There were several of these Yellow Swallowtail Butterflies here at the house on this day , […]

Mud Dauber Wasp in The High Desert

Previous Next Meet the Mud Dauber Wasp that we have at our pond getting what else? Mud! At this stage of the game these Mud Dauber Wasps have never given me any reason to think they are aggressive. They come for the mud provided by this small pond of ours. Never have seen them at […]

Western Tanager Visiting The Garden

Previous Next Meet the Western Tanager! One of the more flashier birds who have visited us here in our part of the High Desert of Oregon. Primarily a insect eater, this Western Tanager also likes the fruit, such as our raspberries! This Western Tanager is near our raspberries checking out the situation. Though one of […]

Blooming Painted Daisy

Previous Next Meet the Painted Daisy Bloom! The Painted Daisy comes in many colors!! These were grown in the ground in 2014 and in 2015 I think I will try some in containers and see how they do here in the High Desert? All the Painted Daisies for us bloomed on the north side of […]

Spotted Towhee In The High Desert

Previous Next Meet the Spotted Towhee! The Spotted Towhee has been a constant resident here in our garden in winter clear into spring! The Spotted Towhee is a very flashy , colorful bird who is not the most social species! The Spotted Towhee likes how we leave the vegetation for the winter to hide in, […]

Life Of The Gray Hairstreak Butterfly

Previous Next Meet the Gray Hairstreak Butterfly. If you have not been to my blog, or new to my blog then this butterfly is new to you. If you are a long time visitor to my photography and/or blog then this butterfly you should already know. The Gray Hairstreak Butterfly showed up here to the […]

Flight of The Bumble Bee

Previous Next Meet one of my visitors! I have shown other photographs gotten of what I call a bumblebee. This little series of shots taken in June of 2014 are on one of my many Lupine Flowers. My observation of everything around me began as a child as many peoples had. I just never stopped. […]


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