As usual I am still mulling over the second part of fertilizing 101 but here is a quick snapshot of the life you can find in your garden no matter how small it may be.
A monarch fueling up on a lantana bush
An eastern black swallowtail larva on a dill plant
When the cicadas sing, the temperature is usually 25 deg C (77 F) or above.
A dragonfly, a great predator for eating mosquitos
A adolescent chipping sparrow waiting for dinner just like some human adolescents I know!
And mom saying “You want dinner, you fly up here”
My sparrow family waiting for breakfast to be served at the feeder
A bee in a rose
Plants form the base of the food chain and we never would have evolved without them. They were the first to colonize dry land some 700 million years ago and reached their heyday during the Carboniferous era when insects grew nearly as large as humans in the oxygen rich atmosphere.
You enrich the earth and your life by growing plants whether it be for food or beauty so plant some seeds or pot up a zinnia and marvel at the life it brings!
Happy Gardening 🙂