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Verdant Volo views, vertical and horizontal

The vertical picture shows Lysimachia thyrsiflora, known as tufted loosestrife or swamp loosestrife,

The horizontal picture shows a curlingly dry leaf fallen onto the… 26 more words

Nature

Duckweed menace again 

After a year with hardly any duckweed (don’t ask me why) it’s back with a vengeance.

 There are 8 ducks apparently hoovering it up for hours every day, but neither they nor the grass carp, which also feed on duckweed, make much difference when there’s this much on the pond. 149 more words

Tackling duckweed menace - again 

After a year with hardly any duckweed (don’t ask me why) it’s back with a vengeance.

 There are 8 ducks apparently hoovering it up for hours every day, but neither they nor the grass carp, which also feed on duckweed, make much difference when there’s this much on the pond. 581 more words

7 Cygnets

① memo 20160616 ~ 7 Cygnets ~ Around Alphen , Holland

① Memo

Transitions

Spring is waning and summer is fast approaching.  As I have been documenting the flowering plants on my property this year I have noticed the progression of flowers seems to come in spurts of new blooms followed by relative pauses followed by another transition to a new group of flowers.   502 more words

Frog

Our daughter visited this morning for coffee and a catch-up, but generally a last day; Formula One this afternoon, an exciting race.

The weather has been dry and although sunny at times, it was also overcast too. 80 more words

Water