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Birds of paradise and cheeky finches

When it comes to recognising and naming flowers, the bird of paradise or Strelitzia reginae must come at the top of the list together with daffodils, clematis and poppies. 587 more words

Plants

I C U - January 26, 2015

We are supposed to be having sunshine and temperatures in the high 50’s F but it was socked in this morning when I awoke. By the time I got out the door it had lifted enough to block any evidence of morning light. 231 more words

Igniting the Fires of Creativity: art workshops

Igniting the fires of the imagination is a subject close to my heart.  I firmly believe we all have been given a form of creativity,  though as the years progress, for many of us,  it may have gone into hiding.   198 more words

Beginners

Bird of Paradise

“The forest is a peculiar organism of unlimited kindness and benevolence that makes no demands for its sustenance and extends generously the products of its life and activity; it affords protection to all beings, offering shade even to the axe-man who destroys it.” 109 more words

Photography

January 11, 2015: DAY 71 of 365 Daily Photos - The Seymour Conservatory and Coffee at the Northern Pacific Coffee Company

This afternoon my wife and I decided to visit the Seymour Conservatory in Wright Park, Tacoma and stop for coffee afterwards.  We’ve visited the Seymour many times and we wanted a bright spot to lighten up the 18% grey skies we’ve been under for the past week or so.   289 more words

The Journey

不是天堂鸟 - Heliconia Psittacorum

名称:鹦黄赫蕉 Heliconia Psittacorum

盛开于春、夏、秋季,估计正因如此而被国家公园局大量种植于我国各个地区。

形状酷似鸟嘴尖,容易被误认为天堂鸟(鹤望兰 Strelitzia Reginae)。

下面才是正宗天堂鸟,与上面的图一对比,就看得出差别了:

街边老友 Common Plants On Streets