October 24, 2016autumn milkweed Sharonlandscape photography, midwest photography, milkweed, nature photography, photography Like this:Like Loading...
Hello Harrie 🙂 Wonderful to see you again!
Thank you 🙂
Hi Sharon; I have not been away; but you might have missed my blogswitch (the first one had reached its limit). The new one is: https://harrienijland2.wordpress.com ; blue follow-button on the right side, just in case… Hope to see you there. Bye!
Hi, found and followed your new blog. Thanks.
I worry about that happening and having to start over. Bummer!
Milkweed is the most important plant to sustain the monarch butterfly. I plant it throughout my gardens. Nicely captured and a reminder of its ability to spread cheer.
Thank you :). I agree completely. Milkweeds are a workhorse of nature, aren’t they? Your gardens must be lovely.
Mine is pretty small and packed to the brim, but I did collect some seed on the prairie yesterday I might try to sow this fall.
Lovely to hear from you :).
I adore milkweeds. This photo is magical.:)
Mish, thank you :). So nice to hear from you. What a pretty gravatar picture! I feel I’ve been gone forever….it was quite a summer as I lost both my mum and father-in-law within a month of each other in August/September. Around that same time I also took part in my first art fair as a vendor with a tent and all the accoutrements. I hadn’t planned on everything happening at once. But I got through it and am getting back into nature hikes and photography.
I’m very much hoping for a slow (and cold and snowy!) winter so I can catch up blogging and reading others’ blogs.
Thank you. xo
Sharon, I am so sorry for your loss. I can’t imagine what you’ve been going through. Sending you healing thoughts and prayers. I think there is comfort and healing in nature as well.
So glad you are back in the blogosphere. Love your work. 🙂
Great photo Sharon 🙂 And it’s good to get to know a wee bit about milkweed, it’s not a plant we get over here in the UK.
Thanks, Andy. They’re crawling with insects all summer and then like magic morph into the interesting seed heads you see here.
Monarchs are becoming endangered in the states and so there’s a big push to plant milkweed and other natives that attract them. 🙂
That’s almost unbelievable that Monarchs are becoming endangered in the US, they are almost your national animal, they symbolise how so many of you care about your environment 🙂
Good to see you doing your bit to help this amazing butterfly 🙂
Sharon, this is an incredible image, and in reading through the comments, I see that you’ve had loss and challenge recently. Sending thoughts for healing and calmness