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Sunday, October 9, 2011

A Late Summer Garden: Part FOUR (oh, and a visitor on the same day!)

Thanks for continuing to follow my blog and this series of late garden photos
as you await my autumn photos to arrive....
I am still gone on many a hike to get autumn photos for future blogposts
for you,
thus pre-publishing these garden photos for you in the meantime.






One of my favorite summer flowers: daylilies!:






And on a trip out on the lake on the same day?
An eagle landed!:































Ahem!
Wasn't this supposed to be a blogpost about a GARDEN??

Well then,
back to business!!!


A closer look at the inside of a clematis:







Foxgloves!!:










I love them...I grew my first one in my garden this year and was thrilled!

Then?

A week later, the wind blew it down.

Isn't that how life goes?

Victory and defeat.

Ah, but that makes the victories all the sweeter!

14 comments:

Sandra said...

I would so love for an eagle to land in my late summer garden or any garden. great shot. i love that inside of the Clematis.

Grandmother said...

Inside the clematis- remarkable!

TexWisGirl said...

okay, the eagle in that glorious old tree stole the show! :)

Ruth's Photo Blog said...

An Eagle is almost as pretty as any flower,so these were welcome shots. Beautiful pictures,every one of them.

Debbie said...

i just blog about what i love!! so exciting to see an eagle and get fantastic pictures!!

have a wonderful sunday!!

GAIL said...

Autumn gardens can be so pretty..and yours certainly is. And the Eagle must have been a wonderful surprise to see.
Gail

Pat said...

Love those bald eagle photos! Just stunning!

Snapper II said...

I realy like the Eagle photos.
And the day lilly is fantastic.

Rita said...

That's okay--I loved the eagle shots!! Awesome!
The inside of the clematis is gorgeous! All of the colors in the petals that I wouldn't have noticed from farther away and the orange bursting from the center--delicious!
Great post! :)

Loree said...

Superb!! Beautiful photos :) I love your new background.

Joe Kerrigan said...

Your photos are lovely.

Eva Gallant said...

You should be getting paid big bucks for these photos! Awesome. The eagle is majestic.

Valerie said...

An eagle, wow! I wish I could see one in my garden. I had a huge display of foxgloves in the garden this year and hopefully next year. Instead of ripping them out I could them down to enable new growth. The insects will be pleased.

Hilary said...

Beautiful images, one and all but what a thrill to be visited by that Baldie. What a gorgeous bird.

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