VISITOR FLY IN

Nature is an amazing thing.

That’s hardly news to fellow gardeners.

No matter how many years I’ve gardened

Nature still surprises me.

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For the past few weeks

I’ve had daily late afternoon visits

From two hummingbirds.

Being hummingbirds they flit around the Phlox.

So fast that I’ve only been able to capture

A few pictures of them.

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But this week a friend arrived with them.

A giant Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly.

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They come every evening between 5 and 6.

Just like I have rung a dinner bell

To beckon them to the nectar of the Phlox

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And Zinnias.

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And they hang around.

So I have been able to take pictures

With my Iphone.

Which is always in my pocket these days.

Then return to the house to get my point and shoot.

One evening I even called Torry

To send Sloan and Cassidy

Over to see it all.

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The hummingbirds and butterfly

Put on quite a show.

Even though they are in constant motion

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I find them soothing to watch.

There’s a lesson in there somewhere.

Amidst our busy fluttering lives.

There is peace

All around us.

Gail

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2 responses to “VISITOR FLY IN

  1. Beautiful flowers and visitors including your special little helpers. 🙂

  2. Thank you Judy, you are always so kind to comment.

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