Today's photos are from Jill Moore in Canton, Michigan. Jill says, "We have lived in our home for 22 years. We are the first owners, so it was a blank slate. The land where our subdivision is built was farm land. Through the years, we have brought in top soil as I added one flower bed after another. We have planted 35 trees through the years. The garden is an accumulation of plants from friends, purchases I couldn't live without (mail order and in the store), and the nursery clearance tables in late summer. Always thinning the herd, moving things around, and giving plants away, etc. I am a plant hoarder, so the garden evolves continuously. Roses are my favorite, and I have over 200 of them. I love giving perennials away to friends and family. I have a butterfly garden, too, and I bring the eggs I find on the host plants into the house and raise them. I release them when it's time. I currently have black swallowtails and monarchs at different stages of life in my dining room." Beautiful, Jill. I love the mental image I have of butterflies fluttering around your dining room!

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