Garden & Critters https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/ Garden & Critters Butterfly Butterfly getting nectar from the Mock Orange Bush. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5531617 5531617 Fountains This a close up of the fountains outside of Union Station taken from the Weston Hotel in Kansas City. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5531623 5531623 In bloom One of the many Rose of Sharon blooms. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5531618 5531618 Easter Eggs These are some of my Silkie eggs that were dyed for Easter this year. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5531619 5531619 Butterfly Butterfly on the leaf of a Rose of Sharon bush. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5531620 5531620 Spider Web Nothing is more beautiful in the morning dew than a garden spiders creation. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5531624 5531624 Mums Snapshot of some Mums that were given to my Mother. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5531625 5531625 Is that a frog? Ground over on the bank. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5531641 5531641 Fabulous Clemantis bloom. This is one of several varieties here at the homestead. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5552585 5552585 Japanese Iris These have been around the property for years and years and always come back more beautiful than the year before. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5552578 5552578 Feed Me Baby Robins in the nest waiting for for Momma to bring them a worm. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5552579 5552579 4 O'Clocks 4 O'clock flowers blooming, a Humming bird's favorite. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5552586 5552586 Simple and Elegant Another Clemantis bloom from one of the varieties here. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5552580 5552580 Have a seat Just a snapshot of the wildflower bed. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5552587 5552587 https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5552601 5552601 Clemantis Another Clemantis bloom from one of the varieties here. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5552602 5552602 White A bloom from one of the many Rose of Sharon bushes at the homestead. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5552588 5552588 Honeysuckle A magnificent flower from the Honeysuckle vine. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=5552603 5552603 Hibiscus My new Hibiscus plant has bloomed!!!! https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=8985220 8985220 The Fabulous Moon Flower In full bloom the Moon Flower is simply amazing! https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=10716577 10716577 White w/ Red Heart Center This is a bloom from one of the Rose of Sharon Bushes. It is white with a red center. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=10726489 10726489 Purple w/ Red Heart Purple with Red/Pink Centers https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=10726490 10726490 White w/ Red Heart This is a bloom from one of the Rose of Sharon Bushes. It is white with a red center. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=10726475 10726475 Suprise Lilies In August?? https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=10726476 10726476 Moon Flowers They smell as good as they look! https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=13843379 13843379 The Forever Mums These Mums came from my Father's funeral in 1991. Through propagation and care they are still thriving. Holly in background. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=15358103 15358103 Mr. Eggplant One of these things is not like the other.... LOL https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=43314578 43314578 https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=39380094 39380094 Fungi Fungi growing on the side of a locust tree. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=15914088 15914088 Pink Gladiolus Can you spot the spider? Not sure what kind of spider it is but it looks like a fiddler crab. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=47741181 47741181 After a Summer rain Rain drops on the Surprise Lilies. Some folks call these flowers "Naked Ladies" but I've always been told they are called "Surprise Lilies", I'm sure there are other names for them as well. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=46629685 46629685 Pink Gladiolus Finally blooming and lovely! https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=47741182 47741182 Canna The tropical and beautiful Canna, and yes it does grow in the backyard here in Missouri! =) https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=49608709 49608709 American Goldfinch This handsome and brightly colored male Goldfinch as been dining on the seeds from the dead cone flowers. He has also had company, other males and lots of females. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=50186690 50186690 Bright and cheerie! This handsome and brightly colored male Goldfinch as been dining on the seeds from the dead cone flowers. He has also had company, other males and lots of females. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=50186691 50186691 Fall colors across the Conservation Wetlands https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=56252704 56252704 Western Sky The sunset on a warm and sunny day October 20, 2009. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=56468315 56468315 Tree in Autumn yellow https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=56252705 56252705 Western Sky The sunset on a warm and sunny day October 20, 2009. https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=56468316 56468316 https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59962751 59962751 https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59962752 59962752 https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59962753 59962753 https://showmesilkies.webs.com/apps/photos/photo?photoID=59962754 59962754