Brightside Acres
West Virginia Wildgrown®

Summer 2023

June & July

June 14. Pearl Guineas. June 28. June 30. It's wonderful to see how Sandy has taken to watching over and teaching the ducklings. July 1. July 4. Atlantis Fritillary on Echinacea. Raspberries fruited early this year. July 12. Pearl Guineas. Princess Leia. July 15. American toad in the garden. July 16. Clivia blooming on the porch! Ducks in Dora's yard. July 19. Heal All (Prunella vulgaris). July 22. Dried Heal All in the processor. July 22. Common Mullein (Verbascum thapsus) growing in the garden. What a boon! Mullein flowers. July 23. Feverfew, St. John's Wort, Mint & Raspberry fill a drying rack. July 24. Fleabane, Oxeye Daisy, Queen Anne's Lace & Blackeyed Susan blanket the shoulders of the Old Pike Road. July 26. Dora loves a treat of Comfrey from the garden! July 29. Catnip. Marshmallow. Motherwort. Oregano. July 30. Scarlet Bee Balm in Hidden Valley


August 1. Eastern tiger swallowtail on thistle. Musk mallow. Queen Anne's Lace. Heal All with an unusual pink blish. Red Clover. Wild Basil. August 11. Wingstem. Wild Bergamot. Maidenhair fern. August 13. Teasel. August 16. Tiger swallowtail on Common Milkweed. August 20. August 25. American Toad. August 26. August 31. Hens hanging out in Dora's barn.