Posts Tagged ‘butterfly magnet’

Welcome Summer!

Posted on: June 22nd, 2017 by Trillium Art

Welcome to the first full day of summer!  Yesterday, on the summer solstice, I joined a noontime walking group at the University of Guelph Arboretum.  We had a great time on the trails, checking out some dragonflies, blooms and butterflies! Scroll on for a photo tour! The Bald Cypress has the appearance of an evergreen […]

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday :: Cosmos

Posted on: August 26th, 2015 by Trillium Art

Brrr! This morning’s walk around the yard definitely did not feel like summer! My containers look tired after the heat of the summer and even the recent rains hasn’t brought them back. But, before I turn the focus of this blog to the next season, I wanted to share a wonderful summer annual that I […]

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday :: Globe Thistle (Echinops ritro)

Posted on: August 19th, 2015 by Trillium Art

We are enjoying the many visitors to our garden this summer.  The finches are flashing their glorious yellow mating colours and a young family of cardinals have been busy in the feeder.  Not to be outdone, the four-legged visitors have been very active too!  The groundhog is busy eating the fallen apples and the bunnies […]

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday :: Common Milkweed (Asclepias)

Posted on: October 1st, 2014 by Trillium Art

Today’s discussion about the Common Milkweed could continue as a small book or at the very least a very long blog post! There is much to say about this native perennial including the dependence of Monarch Butterflies. In order to keep todays post on the shorter side, let’s explore some of the highlights of this […]

{Almost} Wordless Wednesday :: New England Aster or Michaelmas Daisy (Symphyotrichum, formally Aster novae-angliae)

Posted on: September 17th, 2014 by Trillium Art

We woke Sunday to a cool, crisp, sunny autumn day.  My “Runner Dude” was excited to participate in our community’s annual Terry Fox run.  While he ran the 10 km trail, my “Sweet Pea”, our new four-legged friend and I walked along some lovely trails meeting up with friends, enjoying the autumn sun on our […]