Monthly Archives: October 2015

Late October in Spy Garden 2015

Blackberries

Blackberries

Leaf

Leaf

Tomato blooms (but too late for tomatoes!)

Tomato blooms (but too late for tomatoes!)

Dexie

Dexie

Leaf pile

Leaf pile

I see you!

I see you!

Mushroom (just looking, not eating!) not sure what kind.

Mushroom (just looking, not eating!) not sure what kind.

Fire pit

Fire pit

Nasturtium

Nasturtium

Another

Another

Harlequin Marigold (or Court Jester)

Harlequin Marigold (or Court Jester)

Thanks Spy Sister for these awesome rings!

Thanks Spy Sister for these awesome rings; great for juggling!

May I present...

May I present… (hahaha)

Drying celosia

Drying celosia

Sunset

Sunset

From top: celosia, blazing star, marigolds

From top: celosia, blazing star, marigolds

Swing

Swing

Weeeee

Weeeee

Eeeeeee!

Eeeeeee!

Bumblebee

Bumblebee

Lots of leaves

Lots of leaves

Leaves

Leaves

Firepit

Firepit

Smoochie (click for concrete ball DIY ahha)

Smoochie (click for concrete ball DIY ahha) celebrated a birthday this month! Happy Birthday ‘Moocha!

Field (near Spy Garden)

Field (near Spy Garden)

Getting spooky around here!

Getting spooky around here!

Kitchen window

Kitchen window

Thanks Spy Sister for these delicious treats!

Thanks Spy Sister for these delicious treats! I also celebrated a birthday this month; 33!!!

Swing

Swing

Spy Garden

Spy Garden

Dexie

Dexie

Dexie looking at the garden

Dexie in the garden

Timber!

Timber!

Clean-up

Clean-up

Stacking wood

Stacking wood

 A little loofah gourd

A little loofah gourd

Dexie, dill, mums

Dexie, dill, mums

In the Eno hammock (they are the best!!)

In the Eno hammock (they are the best!!)

Echinacea with funnel web spider

Echinacea with funnel web

Leaves caught (in another funnel web)

Leaves caught (in another funnel web)

Ghost Dog!

Ghost Dog!

Happy Fall!

Happy Fall!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Happy Friday! And hope you all have a very Happy Halloween!!

 

 

Mid-October in Spy Garden 2015

I heart fall

I heart fall

Lion's Tail

Lion’s Tail

Persimmon

Persimmon

Yum!

Yum!

A violet woolflower

A violet woolflower

Different types of celosia

Different types of celosia

Bumblebee on (what looks like) brain coral!

Bumblebee on (what looks like) brain coral!

Dexie (watching a turkey vulture)

Dexie (watching a turkey vulture)

Red leaves

Red leaves

Dexie

Dexie in the woods

Turkey Tails
Turkey Tails
Woods

Woods

Yellow

Yellow

Looks like legs walking

Looks like legs walking

Red leaf

Red leaf

Stone Bridge

Stone Bridge

Long fall shadows

Long fall shadows

Homes (for Woodpeckers?)

Homes (for woodpeckers?)

Little cedar tree

Little cedar tree

"Kitty Pizza" (the cat at Baby's school)

“Kitty Pizza” (the cat at Baby’s school)

Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi

Tomato

Tomato

Copperhead Skin

Copperhead Skin

Fall Echinacea (facing north)

Fall Echinacea (facing north)

Facing south

Facing south

Fall in Spy Garden

Fall in Spy Garden

Tall dead tree

Tall dead tree

Celosia Bouquet

Celosia Bouquet

Dexie cleaning up the sunflower stalks

Dexie cleaning up the sunflower stalks

Dill, mums, celosia

Dill, mums, celosia: jewel tones!

Early October 2015

Three point deer skull found by Baby in the woods!

Three point deer skull found by Baby in the woods!

How dainty!

How dainty!

Found (in this condition!) in the woods across the street from our house. Babyzilla ran right into it when going down a hill!

Found (in this condition!) in the woods across the street from our house. Babyzilla ran right into it when going down a hill!

A little burgundy "woolflower" also known as "brain celosia" cockscomb is in the amaranth family.

A little burgundy “woolflower” also known as “brain celosia” cockscomb is in the amaranth family.

Bearded Tooth Mushroom

Bearded Tooth Mushroom

Also called Lion's Mane

Also called Lion’s Mane

...or Hedgehog Mushroom

…or Hedgehog Mushroom

Knobby head

Knobby head

Whitetail deer

Whitetail deer

Watching the deer

Watching the deer

Resinous Polypores

Resinous Polypores

Spiky Lion's Tail (also called Wild Dagga)

Spiky Lion’s Tail (also called Wild Dagga)

Leonotis leonurus; in the mint family

Leonotis leonurus; in the mint family

Quintessential plant for October!

Quintessential plant for October!

Banana tree: if you did them up and bring them in for the winter they will grow fruit in the third year

Banana tree: if you dig them up and bring them in for the winter they will grow fruit in the third year

Three small banana plants heading in for the winter!

Three small banana plants heading in for the winter!

Red celery, very slow growing

Red celery, very slow growing

Another view of the red celery

Another view of the red celery

Where we get our mail! Thought that would be exciting for readers who send us mail:)

Where we get our mail! Thought that would be exciting for readers who send us mail:)

Cardinals Cake! Woo! The cards are in the playoffs!

Cardinals Cake! Woo! The cards are in the playoffs!

Painting

Painting

In...

In…

Progress

Progress

Heart Painting

Heart Painting

Teepee in fall

Teepee in fall

Celosia

Celosia

Spent Echinacea are perfect for October! Spooky black spikes!

Spent Echinacea are perfect for October! Spooky black spikes!