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A wall of color

Blossoms, insects, and even ghostly growths such as Indian pipes, are painting early fall in Tidewater Virginia in a wall of color. Please send your photos to

Indian pipes in Ware Neck, sent by Sue Perrin.Elizabeth Ripley sent a photo of a bee gathering pollen from her marigolds.Spider Lilies are blooming in Ginger Rowe’s garden in Gloucester.Lewis Hubbard of Cardinal sends a photo of his Camellia sasanqua “October Magic Rose.”Buds and bloom of a night-blooming cereus, sent by Judy Moughon of Mathews. She has had 20 blooms this summer of the flower that appears only at night.Reed Lawson of Mathews celebrates her first Camellia sasanqua of the season, “Shishi Gashira’New England aster, sent by Louise Witherspoon of Port Haywood.Native goldenrod blooms in front of Vanilla Strawberry hydrangea at the home of Janet and Gene Gomez.Sue Noftsinger of Port Haywood sent photos of a black swallowtail caterpillar eating some fennel, left, and of cleome, also known a...

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