Day: July 19, 2015

American goldfinch and sunflowers in July

American goldfinch (Carduelis tristis). This is exciting. I was taking photos of peppers when an American goldfinch flew over to a Maximilian sunflower in the old apple tree area and started eating sunflower seeds right off a sunflower. I didn’t dare to move, so… Continue Reading “American goldfinch and sunflowers in July”

Garlic harvest

Hardneck garlic (Allium sativum¬†ssp.¬†ophioscorodon). Garlic harvest. The garlic leaves and stalks are starting to dry back, as can be seen in the photo above from July 14. It’s time to harvest garlic. On July 17, 65 heads of garlic were gently dug from the… Continue Reading “Garlic harvest”