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Northland Arboretum Wildflowers and a Rose

Some people have lifetime birding lists. I have a lifetime wildflower list. (Wildflowers are better at sitting still, so I can identify them.) I found myself in Brainerd, Minnesota this week at a reunion of old college friends and slipped away for a couple of hours in the afternoon with a friend to hike trails at the… 309 more words


Mystery Plant #3

….this is the last plant I need identified

Thanks to Maggie Wilson I now know the name of my mystery plant #2. It’s a Spiderwort or Tradescantia.  46 more words


Monday 30 June 2014. Stalking the Royal Catchfly, Finding Deer

It was 73 degrees F and cloudy, very humid and calm this morning at 5:35.

Today’s objective was to see whether the Meadowbrook Park population of royal catchfly had started to bloom. 357 more words


Hiking the Badlands

After Breakfast we headed back out to the Badlands to hike some of the trails.

It’s a little scary when the first thing you see on the trail is a sign warning you about Rattlesnakes. 177 more words

Landscape Photography

Thursday 26 June 2014. Brevity: Fog, New Flowers, and Spider Webs

It was 66 degrees F at 5:20 this morning, under a good layer of fog. Alas, again, not much time, but it was wonderful to have this dramatic weather filling full the little space there was. 390 more words


Becoming Acquainted with your Garden

Gardening is so much more than just growing some pretty flowers or a few fresh vegetables to snack on. Your gardens can be a haven away from your hectic life. 126 more words