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Beauty in the garden

It’s late summer, and flying beauties are taking their sustenance from garden flowers, which continue to add their own beauty to the landscape. Please send your photos to

Blooms and butterflies at the home of Janice Phillips in New Point, left, and the nearby home of her sister, Joanna Nix.Pat Roane of Dutton submitted a photo of this Polyphemus moth that showed up in the Roanes’ driveway after a heavy rain the night before.A group of three butterflies in caterpillar form at the home of Tom and Ann Davidson in Gloucester.Janet Gomez of Gloucester sends a Rose of Sharon from her garden, and images of impatiens providing lots of color.A robust Anthurium (also called Painter’s Palette or Hospitality Plant) lives up to its name on the deck of Sandy Riggin in Hayes.Garden Bounty from Gloucester Point, sent by Candy Campbell.Martha Thompson Hudgins of Gloucester, spotted a butterfly on her zinnias.From Louise Witherspoon of Port Haywood: monarch butterfly, skip...

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