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Six on Saturday - Spring becomes Summer

It’s seasonably cool today but a week of really warm temperatures and yesterday’s rain has given the yard and gardens a lushness (euphemism for rampant growth, overgrown, grass needs cutting again… 343 more words


The Reef

It was a blizzard like morning, in Denver, Co. I bundled up and took my camera out with me, to photograph the beautiful, shiny, cold snow covering all surfaces. 40 more words




Dusk fell every night. Things
fall. Why should I
have been surprised.

Before it was possible
to imagine my life
without it, the winds… 157 more words


Growing Holiday Greenery

Article by Kate Karam | December 3, 2017  Monrovia website:  http://growing-greenery-for-holiday-decorating

“Golden Mop Threadleaf False Cypress: Ground hugging little conifer that loves full sun. The golden color adds a midas touch to wreaths and garlands.
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Plant Reviews

The Colorado State Tree and some Friends

Colorado Blue Spruce  (Picea pungens or Picea pungens Engelm) was found on Pike’s Peak and later named by the father of the Engelmann spruce. In 1892 it was voted to be the state tree of Colorado, but this did not become official until the 1930s. 535 more words

The Trees

Dec 14, 2017

My mini Blue Spruce Christmas Tree. Potted so I can plant it this spring.



Gathering clouds hide the moon from sight,
As the waning day embraces the night.
Temperatures drop and the air turns crisp;
The wind’s so still there’s nary a wisp. 154 more words