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Saturday, June 26, 2010

The garage is mine again

The garage sale ended at 3 yesterday; we loaded her car with the leftovers for Goodwill and I put all of the tables away.  My van is in the garage!!!

The milkweed is starting to bloom so I got some close-up pictures.  There were honey bees on it too. 

I don't remember it having this kind of a bloom last year.  There was a butterfly on the butterfly weed too.  There weren't very many butterflies last year so I'm hoping I'll see lots of them this year.

I took this picture from my kitchen window last night.  I don't know what kind of butterfly that is.

18 comments:

Eva said...

This beauty is called Admiral

karenfae said...

I love milkweed. I usually do not see many of them around here. Nice to have the garage back I'm sure - a garage sale is nice to get rid of things and have some extra spending money but they sure are hard work!
Karen
http://karensquilting.com/blog/

Jackie said...

So nice to have your garage back to normal, I bet? I have never seen that kind of butterfly, quite pretty

Sewing Junkie said...

We had tons of butterflies two years ago also. This year several are around the Butterfly Bush and the Cone flowers. The heat is suppose to be bad today. Stay inside and sew. I am taking Mom to the quilt shop with all the baby cribs. Chris

Gene Black said...

I don't generally see a lot of butterflies. Thanks to Eva I will know the Admiral if I see it now. That is a gorgeous picture of "him"

Marie said...

Very nice blooms and I love butterflies. I don't know one from another but they are so graceful and peaceful to watch.

Hugs - Marie

Nanci said...

Oh the photos were lovely, I do think that with the warm weathers we are having, your weather is very similar to ours in Ontario, that we are all ahead of the blossoming of so many plants. I'm sure that many birds are flying around and thinking "what the h?" because at the cottage, the dianthus is blooming with the collumbines which never happens there.
Now, remember the garage is for the car after all that money that went into your pocket!

Sue said...

I love to "visit" your garden Wanda.
Thanks for showing me around

hetty said...

Wow! That's a beautiful shot of the butterfly!

Cathi said...

What a stunning shot of the butterfly! We've seen more butterflies this year, including a really pretty yellow one.

Needled Mom said...

I love the pretty flowers and butterfly. Do they smell good as well?

Glad that you have s reward of space after all of the hard work.

Chartreuse Moose said...

How wonderful to have your garage back! We've an 8-car garage (nope, not a luxury deluxe garage...more a good-old-boy space!) and it is filled to the max with a lifetime of "stuff". Wish it would all go away! Wonderful photos! Isn't there a website that turns photos into squares...for a quilt? These would be wonderful in fabric!

nanann said...

I really am a huge admirer of your quilts, but i find your garden fascinating too. Have you shown any overall pictures of it? I'd just love to see how it all works and looks together -- it just seems great.

Anonymous said...

Hi Wanda, Love the butterfly photo.
Would win a prize!! jmh

Anonymous said...

Hi Wanda, Love the butterfly photo.
Would win a prize!! jmh

Julie Bagamary said...

What a gorgeous butterfly.

*karendianne. said...

Yippie for you! What a spectacular gift this butterfly is. Thank you for sharing with us. :)

Anonymous said...

Just the other day I saw a butterfly exactly like the one you have on my bell flowers.
Before I could get a closer look it flew away. From my garden to yours ????

Louise