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Ashleigh's Garden (continued)
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Everything that slows us down and forces patience,
everything that sets us back into the slow circles
of nature, is a help. Gardening is an instrument of grace.
- May Sarton




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Verbena outside my
kitchen window
(July 2007)
Chippy in backyard
snacking on fallen bird seeds
(July 2007)
Northern Cardinal in its molting (replacing feathers) stage
(July 2007)
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"No Butts About It"
patio pot filled with sand
Go figure! :-)
(July 2007)
Patio Tomatoes! Yummy!
(July 2007)
More & More Maters!
(July 2007)
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Blue-Violet Verbena
Imagination
(July 2007)

Crepe Myrtle Tree
(July 2007)
Crepe Mytle Tree
in rain storm
(July 2007)
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Chippy, on front porch,
"Is anyone home, yet?
(July 2007)
Chippy, on front porch,
Yay! Looks like she's home!
(July 2007)
Chippy, snacking on apples,
"Someone to watch over me!" :-)
(July 2007)
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Ah-Ha!
Chippy's pretty home discovered
(September 2007)
Skipper Butterfly
on pretty Blue Morning Glory
(Ausust 2007)
Rose Glow Lantana
My FAVORITE lantana color!
(July 2007)
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Skipper Butterflies LUV my
large White Lantana bush!
(September 2007)
One of the many varieties of Skippers
(September 2007)
Skipper Buddies!
(September 2007)
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Chippy still out and about enjoying the warm Fall weather.
(October 2007)
Viola likes cool Fall nights
(October 2007)
American Sycamore Leaf
blew into my yard ---
1st sign of Fall this year!
(October 19, 2007)
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Lavender Fall Mum
(November 2007)
Golden Japanese Cherry Blossom leaves fall in preparation for the Winter months, then the tree comes alive again in the Spring with awesome pink blossoms :-)
(November 2007)
Young "Elsie Lee Azalea" in her Fall colors survived the unprecedented Winter ice storm and will produce lavender blooms in the Spring :-)
(November 2007)
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Cat Eyes at Night -
roaming neighborhood cat
(November 2007)
Burning bush during
"little" ice storm
(December 2007)
Graceful Japanese Cherry
Blossom limbs and White
Pine during "little" ice storm
(December, 2007)
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Foggy, Foggy Night
(December 2007)
Mourning Dove
(January 2008)
Mourning Dove "Cooling It"
(January 2008)
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Blackbird Party
(February 2008)
I think I took a WRONG turn!
(February 2008)
Restaurant Closed for the Day!
(February 2008)
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Spring 2008 has sprung! Redbud tree blooms
with Cherry Blossom tree in distance.
(April 2008)
Finches also bring the colors of spring -
Note the Robin in the grass!
(April 2008)
Finch nest in my front door wreath
(April 2008)
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Hairy Woodpecker
(April 2008)
European Starling
(April 2008)
Northern Cardinal out front
(April 2008)
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A nice house for my bird friends :-)
(April 2008)
Another nice house ---for a
Cardinal, maybe???
(April 2008)
Chippy's BACK!
...and up to his old tricks?
(April 2008)
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Ahh, he made it :-) But now, he has
to share or fight the birds -LOL!
(April 2008)
Stellar Pink Dogwood Tree
(May 2008)
Stellar Pink Dogwood Blossoms
(May 2008)
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Newborn House Finches in nest
in front door wreath
(May 2008)
Baby House Finches Growing
(May 2008)
Male & Female House Finch Parents
in Crepe Myrtle Tree -
Male with Red markings,
Female with Brown and Tan
(May 2008)

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Black Lace Iris
(May 2008)
Elsie Lee Azalea
(May 2008)
Eastern Narrowmouth Toad
resting Rhododendron leaves
(May 2008)
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Baby House Finches ready
to leave the nest and FLY!
(May 2008)
"Pink Lemonade"
Honeysuckle Vine
If you look closely, you
can see Cardinal on fence.
(May 2008)
Northern Cardinal
(May 2008)
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Female Ruby-Throated
Hummingbird
(July 2008)
Rose of Sharon
(July 2008)
"King of Hearts"
Bleeding Heart -
Miniature
(July 2008)
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A Broken Wing still Flies!
(August 2008)
Dandelion Sparkle
(August 2008)
Festival Pink Gerbera Daisy
(August 2008)
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Female Ruby-Throated
Hummingbird
(August 2008)
Female Ruby-Throated
Hummingbirds
(August 2008)
Raindrops Keep Falling
on His Head!
Male Ruby-Throated Hummingbird
(August 2008)
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September Crepe Myrtle
(September 2008)
Sunshine to Ya!
(September 2008)
Impatiens
(September 2008)
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Female Northen Cardinal
(April 2009)
Male Northen Cardinal
Oops! A wounded beak from a "territorial"
fight with another male?
(April 2009)
Bleeding Hearts
(April 2009)
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New Guinea Impatien
(September 2009)
Rainbow Knock Out Rose
(October 2009)
Pink Double Knock Out Rose
"Rosa Radkopink"
(October 2009)
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Fall Sunrise
(October 2009)
Fall Gold
Japanese Weeping Cherry Blossom
(October 2009)
Fall Red Colors
Pink Dogwood Tree, Burning
Bushes, Japanese Lace leaf
Maple Bush
(October 2009)
Male Northern Cardinal
Female Northern Cardinal
2010
Northern Cardinal
eyeing his female partner
(January 2010)
Miss Northern Cardinal
eating lunch in a snow storm
(January 2010)
Cozy Cones on an
Eastern White Pine
(January 2010)


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