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No need to deadhead these flowers

August 13, 2012  •  Leave a Comment

A treat for the seed eating birds such as the American Goldfinch and a good reason to just let some flowers go to seed after blooming.American Goldfinch_8416 American Goldfinch_8297

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Echinacea (Purple Coneflower) blooms provide lots of tasty seeds!

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Cosmos are also very popular with finches! American Goldfinch eating cosmo seeds_5175 American Goldfinch_3155

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

←Liatrus (Blazing Star) and Tall Verbena.↓ 

 

 

 

 

What a great excuse to put down your pruners and just enjoy the view. Here's a pretty goldfinch looking right back at you! (okay...I'll stick to the photography instead of poetry!)American Goldfinch _1040


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