Thursday, August 18, 2011

Interacting with the locals

Today I had the pleasure of meeting some more of the locals in my garden.


Mr. Skink had only time for a quick hello before he had to be off.


Fuzzy here is actually a recent transplant, having stowed away on a plant I got today. We welcome him to the Red House Garden!


Mr. Blue of the Damselfly family stayed around for quite a nice long chat.


Can you see him smiling for the camera?


Ms. Buckeye Butterfly seemed to be in a quite rush and couldn't stop for more than a moment or two.


                       
Mr. Frog, on the other hand, was a little overly friendly.  He made himself right at home by helping himself to my watering can jacuzzi. 


After chatting awhile, I picked up the watering can as a subtle sign that I had to be going, at which point Mr. Frog hopped onto my hand and started hopping his way up my arm.  Thankfully after a gentle flail nudge, he landed jumped his way back home into the garden.


Any characters in your garden?

5 comments:

  1. What a lovely way to show the wildlife in your garden! Love the photods of the frog :)

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  2. I see all of these interesting creatures around the garden from time to time. The skinks have found a home by our patio, in the vegetable garden, and by the hill patio. I love your photos...they all seem to be posing for the camera. Welcome to Blotanical!

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  3. Thank you both! One of my goals in gardening is to attract butterflies and other beneficial wildlife, so I am glad that it is working!

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  4. Hehe love your rogues gallery, what wonderful wildlife you have there. Thanks for dropping by, likewise for me it's amazing to see such a dry looking place! Love your fun photos too:~)

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  5. Mr. Frog looks totally content. What a lovely way to lounge away a hot afternoon. I imagine he was most appreciative of the cool jacuzzi!

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