Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette
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Garden Photos

Today is supposed to rain. All we've gotten is wind and a few drops. >_< Fortunately there are more chances over the next few days, but it's still frustrating.


Morning glories are beginning to bloom in the barrel garden!  \o/  Next to it is a firecracker plant.
Morning glories are beginning to bloom.

Here is the whole barrel garden.
Morning glories are beginning to bloom in the barrel garden.

Petunias are blooming.  This is before the storm knocked over all the pots.  Again.  I had to put them back together. Again.  >_<
Petunias are blooming.

Barn swallows are nesting under the open porch over the patio.  :D 3q3q3q!!!  I am so excited.  We used to have them all the time when I was little, but I haven't seen any in ages.  When it comes to eating bugs, they are like little vacuum cleaners with wings.  I actually recognized them from the flight pattern: the bird flew out from under the porch high overhead, so I knew to look up and see where she had come from.  This is where.  \o/
Barn swallows are nesting on the porch.
Tags: birdfeeding, gardening, illinois, nature, personal, photo, photography, wildlife
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