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Busy Bees

I have quite a few flowers in my garden that are attractive to bees. It begins in May with the Ceanothus

Then in summer they love foxgloves… 95 more words


Butterflies and Bees

02.07.15 Bumble Bees on Valerian

02.07.15 Valerian with Tortoiseshell Butterfly

Bumble bees and honey bees
are on the rampage in my gardens.
Damselflies and butterflies… 349 more words



Yesterday evening’s volcanic skies, casting an ochre glow on everything beneath them, delivered just a few heavy drops of the promised overnight rain. Ushering in the month of July, today was even hotter and more humid, yet largely overcast. 473 more words

July 01 - 6 Hebe

First spotted by amateur Polish astronomer Karl Ludwig Henke from his observatory at Driesen on July 1st 1847, asteroid 6 Hebe is a large main belt asteroid, and at magnitudes of up to +8.3 at opposition only four others are brighter. 163 more words



Veronica macrocarpa var. macrocarpa,
Veronica salicifolia
& Veronica stricta

(previously known as Hebe macrocarpa, Hebe salicifolia & Hebe stricta respectively)

Koromiko / Hebe… 367 more words


Hebes for Northwest Gardens

Hebes are small evergreen shrubs from New Zealand. There are around a 100 species and about 750 cultivars. With so many species they cover a wide array of terrain and climates. 831 more words

Gardening Advice

An Interview with Andy Stockton about Hebes

I have posted a few interviews for upcoming classes over the years and wanted to do one for the class this Sunday, June 28th. It happens to be me teaching the class, so I think this interview should go smoothly. 503 more words