Hello, I hope everyone is enjoying this wonderful
weekend weather we are having here in the Buckeye state.
With a cool down and a longer weekend it was
just right for a getting in a hike around the area parks.
Here are some of the wildflowers and butterflies that were
spotted yesterday on our hike at Clear Creek Metro Park.
Woodland Sunflowers and Black-eyed Susan’s
The Black Swallowtails were enjoying the Ironweed.
Fields of Brown-eyed Susan’s
Downey False Foxgloves
Some had Tattered Wings.
The Bees were enjoying the Green Headed Coneflowers.
Green Headed Coneflowers were plentiful…
They were growing in mass among the creek.
Some Orange Jewel Weed also was growing along the creek.
Monarchs were enjoying all of the blooms and sunshine.
The Thistle blooms were very popular with them.
Some buttery Ox Eyed Sunflowers.
The Sumac Berries are ripening.
Sweet Yellow Goldenrod
Bees were burrowing into the Tall Bellflowers.
The Wood-Sytr was staying near the ground.
The tall bunches of Tick Trefoil were just so pretty.
The Milkweed was getting big pods.
Even a Dragonfly was about sitting on a Horse Tail Rush.
I hope everyone is having a wonderful long weekend
Happy Gardening !!!