In My Garden

Garden Warriors – Paper Wasp Squash Bug Terminators

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This is the first year I’ve found squash bugs bugging me and my squash plants. It turns out though, that the paper wasps from a nearby nest love to eat baby squash bugs. So after rubbing the remaining eggs from under the leaves, not another squash bug was to be found the rest of the […]


Dragonfly Closeup

Dragonfly

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Honey Bees & Cherry Blossoms

Cherry Blossoms

Honey Bees Love Spring Time, and So Do I It’s spring time in the Mid-Columbia, and I keep finding myself drawn to the honey bees so busy on the local blooms. I feel so lucky to live in what some call the “fruit bowl of the nation”. Last Saturday I visited Middleton Organic Orchards, where Lori […]


Nothing Gold Can Stay

Nothing Gold Can Stay

My garden is still growing, as is my sense of dread as first frost creeps nearer. I will miss it so, and I’m already daydreaming of next spring and new life coming out of winter’s bare earth. Like this:Like Loading…


Summer Breeze & Busy Bees In The Demonstration Garden

Bees & Lavendar

I’m not a master of gardening, but I’ve been participating in the Benton-Franklin Master Gardeners program this year, and I’ve learned so much. Mostly how much there is still to learn. I have really enjoyed photographing at different times the beautiful demonstration garden next to the Mid-Columbia library in Kennewick. All the work is performed […]


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