Here's a few parting shots from what's sure to be one of our last warm days for a while. I've been quite surprised how many plants are still putting out blooms this late in the year, a month from now and we're likely to have already seen snow. Two of our trusty winter migrant birds, White Throated Sparrows and Dark Eyed Juncos, have already landed on the scene. I want to hold on for as long as possible, but I know winter is necessary...
|Honey Bee on Basil|
|I planted the Basil for myself and didn't realize the bee's would enjoy it just as much, if not more|
|Cabbage White on Anise Hyssop|
|Crab Spider hiding inside a Japanese Anemone blossom|
|Paper Wasp on Tropical Milkweed|
|Carpenter Bee on Lavender|