e_moon60 (e_moon60) wrote,

  • Mood:

Plum flower and moth...

I posted about a white-linked sphinx moth nectaring on wild plum here.    These are the best pictures I've taken of a sphinx moth.  

The few days that the Mexican plums are blooming, you could go crazy with the wild, intoxicating fragrance of them.   This year it's hot and dry, and some years it's cold when they bloom...but they're tough natives that "put out" no matter what.

Tags: life in the country, native plants, photography

  • Recovery Time

    After last night's performance, and the preceding busy rehearsal weeks, I'm fairly wiped out and will not be reading all the comments or posting a…

  • 80 acres: work and small beauties

    After the morning's writing, I went out on the tractor to mow. A cold front brought 0.3 inches of rain last night--less than a tenth of what we…

  • 80 acres: How dry?

    Though other places got some of the scattered rain here in the past few days (including some seriously good amounts) we did not. A sprinkle, a brief…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 1 comment