Saturday, June 4, 2011

Summer Signs

It's beginning to look like summer around here.  The fireflies are thick above the garden and orchard.  The butterfly bush blooms have monarchs and skippers visiting.  Milkweed and soapwort blooms lend sweet scent to the breeze.  Beans and squash are sending tendrils up the strings and teepees.  Little cucumbers and tomatoes are tempting us with future bounty.  The garlic and lambsquarter need harvesting.  First raspberries and mulberries are sweet with promise.
Hummingbirds dart between the feeders, challenging any newcomers.  We're seeing and hearing tree frogs, and several species of dragonflies flit around the pond.  Bumblebees are thick on the lambs ear and milkweed. Has summer arrived in your neck of the woods yet?

1 comment:

cookingwithgas said...

yes, yes, yes, but you make it sound soooo sweet.
I want to be at your summer!