Haiku: Nature’s beginning

Tiny of tiny
Egg stage for 3-4 days
Hopeful butterfly

Tiny Monarch Butterfly egg on underside of a milkweed leaf
Tiny Monarch Butterfly egg on underside of a milkweed leaf

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 7/26/17

Inspirational photo by Tara McLaughlin taken in her butterfly garden 7/17

Monarch butterfly eggs

Haiku: Common yet not

The Common Milkweed
Host to Monarch Butterflies
Plant for Migration

Stalk of Common milkweed
Stalk of Common Milkweed

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 7/25/17

Inspirational photo taken in Veronica Sanchez’s garden by PamelaWLucas 7/17

Create Habitat for Monarchs

Haiku: It’s a Boy

First show in season
Home is butterfly garden
Flutter and nectar

Same first male feasting on a zinnia

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 7/24/17

Inspirational photo by Tara McLaughlin 7/23/17

How do you distinguish a male from a female monarch butterfly?

 

Haiku: A red feast

A red nostalgia

An heirloom has its own taste

A feast when matured

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 7/19/17

Inspiring photo by PamelaWLucas 7/19/17

Heirloom verses Hybrid Tomatoes…fascinating

 

The natural world Haiku: Tiny yellow delight

The sweet yellow bird

Acrobatic seed eaters

Sturdy nest builders

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 7/18/17

Inspirational photo by Tara McLaughlin

About the Goldfinch

 

Haiku: Peppers and no salt

Abundant growing
Changes from green to orange
Soon to grace a plate

Haiku by PamelaWLucas 7/16/17

Inspirational photo by PamelaWLucas 7/16/17

Growing peppers in a container is easy.