Wildlife Gardeners - North American Wildlife Gardening  

Go Back   Wildlife Gardeners - North American Wildlife Gardening > Welcome To The Wildlife Gardeners Forum! > Photo of the Month

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 08-27-2013, 08:10 AM   #21
WG Prize & Gift Coordinator
 
havalotta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Michigan
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by NEWisc View Post
You might want to keep an eye on that queen of the prairie.
We had (have) one that decided it wanted to spread into every corner of the bed it was in. it is a vigorous grower.
I do, I pull the excess runners out early spring and let the rest grow alongside the porch.
As the plant sends its floral spikes up, I pull them through to the INSIDE of the porch rungs so they are even MORE visible from the home.
__________________
The successful woman is the woman that had the chance and took it!

A walk among the elusive Whitetail Deer
havalotta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2013, 08:16 AM   #22
WG Prize & Gift Coordinator
 
havalotta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Michigan
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Equilibrium View Post
checking my window wells for critters.... good thing I keep trays of water in the bottom of them and nice big long 2 x 4s down them so some little thingies that fall down that can crawl up on their own can do it.
WHAT a boatload! You're a good mommie. I want to take a look at those window wells when I get there.
Maybe we could come up with something so they won't end up falling into in them each year.
__________________
The successful woman is the woman that had the chance and took it!

A walk among the elusive Whitetail Deer
havalotta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2013, 08:40 AM   #23
WG Prize & Gift Coordinator
 
havalotta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Michigan
Default

Sorry, There I go........
~August 2013 POM Entry Thread~-dscf7970.jpg
Floating off (Topic again)
__________________
The successful woman is the woman that had the chance and took it!

A walk among the elusive Whitetail Deer
havalotta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2013, 08:44 AM   #24
WG Prize & Gift Coordinator
 
havalotta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Michigan
Default

Pulling her back
~August 2013 POM Entry Thread~-p1080766.jpg
for a landing.
__________________
The successful woman is the woman that had the chance and took it!

A walk among the elusive Whitetail Deer
havalotta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2013, 07:13 PM   #25
Heron
 
kchd's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: c. Mississippi
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by havalotta View Post
I do, I pull the excess runners out early spring and let the rest grow alongside the porch.
Wow! I just got some plants this year. Sure hope mine grow like that!
__________________
"That land is a community is the basic concept of ecology, but that land is to be loved and respected is an extension of ethics."
Aldo Leopold
kchd is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2013, 07:24 PM   #26
WG Hospitality & UAOKA recipient
 
dapjwy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Pennsylvania
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by kchd View Post
ok, a few from me. I found this saddleback caterpillar on my Virginia sweetspire. Oooo, don't touch!
Attachment 38070
Attachment 38071
How cool is that! Great shots, kchd.
__________________
"If suburbia were landscaped with meadows, prairies, thickets or forests, or combinations of these, then the water would sparkle, fish would be good to eat again, birds would sing and human spirits would soar." ~ Lorrie Otto
~ A Native Backyard Blog ~
dapjwy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-27-2013, 07:28 PM   #27
WG Hospitality & UAOKA recipient
 
dapjwy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Pennsylvania
Default

Lots of frogs and lots of great photos.

Quote:
Originally Posted by havalotta View Post
Attachment 38073
Floating off (Topic again)
Nice.
Quote:
Originally Posted by havalotta View Post
Pulling her back
Attachment 38074
for a landing.
Purty.
__________________
"If suburbia were landscaped with meadows, prairies, thickets or forests, or combinations of these, then the water would sparkle, fish would be good to eat again, birds would sing and human spirits would soar." ~ Lorrie Otto
~ A Native Backyard Blog ~
dapjwy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2013, 07:41 AM   #28
Heron
 
rockerBOO's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Lower Pioneer Valley
Default

Baltimore Oriole on Sugar Maple
Attached Thumbnails
~August 2013 POM Entry Thread~-dsc04753.jpg  
__________________
Rebuilt Backyard - Photoblog of progress in my backyard.
Flickr Photo Group - Share your photos with us on Flickr
Ecogarden Design - Design your garden right in the browser
rockerBOO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-28-2013, 08:19 PM   #29
WG Hospitality & UAOKA recipient
 
dapjwy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: Pennsylvania
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by rockerBOO View Post
Baltimore Oriole on Sugar Maple
Very cool, rockerBOO!
__________________
"If suburbia were landscaped with meadows, prairies, thickets or forests, or combinations of these, then the water would sparkle, fish would be good to eat again, birds would sing and human spirits would soar." ~ Lorrie Otto
~ A Native Backyard Blog ~
dapjwy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 09-01-2013, 05:59 PM   #30
WG Prize & Gift Coordinator
 
havalotta's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Michigan
Default

Cooling weather, morning dampness
~August 2013 POM Entry Thread~-dscf6123.jpg
Bring on the shrooms!
__________________
The successful woman is the woman that had the chance and took it!

A walk among the elusive Whitetail Deer
havalotta is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
2013, august, entry, pom, thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:56 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.3.2