|Female goldfinch gleaning seed|
I won't be back for several weeks, although my gardening companion will be as well as the folks who keep an eye on things, etc., so I wanted to tidy up the garden.
|view through the front door|
The joy of the morning, aside from satisfaction in getting the beds cleaned up, was how fun the pocket meadow was! Talk about lively.
First, a female goldfinch was gleaning seeds from Echinacea fruits that are already looking scruffy.
Then, a monarch dropped by to visit Aster flowers.
|monarch on Aster 'October Skies'|