Flowers

Because of our very late spring and then going directly into summer, all the spring flowers are in fast forward this year.  One morning they are just peaking above the ground and suddenly they have flowered and are finished. I mentioned before that my lilies came back even though I pulled them last year because… Continue reading Flowers

Lilies

When Chester and I took our walk this morning, I noticed several Lilies blooming in some yards.  My Lilies don’t even have buds yet, so I am wondering if the Red Lily Bugs did more damage than I at first though.  Maybe since they were decimated last year, it will take a year or 2… Continue reading Lilies

The Red River

I haven’t been out to check the floodway but I imagine it is likely closed off now and the Red River is slowly settling into its summer depth.  It is still a bit high, but it does fluctuate throughout the year anyway. I just took one picture today, showing our big tree being high and… Continue reading The Red River

Red Lily Bug Strikes Again

Last year I reported my battle here with the Red Lily bugs on my Lilies.  I had never seen them before last year and I have had these Lilies planted in this spot for over 30 years.  I was out there killing the bugs daily until after they finished flowering, but the flowers were much… Continue reading Red Lily Bug Strikes Again

Red Lily Bug

I don’t have too many problems with bugs around here.  I know there are some who snack on my plants – but then the bunnies have a snack once in awhile too.  As I was taking pictures yesterday morning, I noticed a red bug on my lilies.  I zoomed in on it, but didn’t have… Continue reading Red Lily Bug