August 2015

Dwarf Japanese Maple in Fall Color

This Dwarf Japanese Maple is over a small water feature that migrating birds use a lot.

Dwarf Japanese Maple in beautiful fall color

Mountain Bluets in Bloom

Goldfinches love the seeds of Mountain Bluets!

The Voracious Beneficial Ladybug

Ladybugs are useful in the garden.

They feed on aphids and other sap feeders to protect gardens from the damage those insects can do. Many cultures cherish ladybugs seeing them as a symbol of good luck.


A Wildlife Garden Bed

House Wrens, Chickadees and Woodpeckers live in or around this bed. 

Cedar Waxwings feast on mulberries behind it.