Backyard and Beyond
New York State has three native species of lizard: Northern Fence, Five-lined Skink, and Coal Skink. And one introduced species: the Italian Fence Lizard ( 82 more words
3 weeks, 1 day ago
Franklinia in bloom. What a scrumptious flower! And the bees agree. (All of today’s trees are descendants from seeds collected by William Bartram in the 1760s. 50 more words
3 weeks, 3 days ago
Northern Cloudywing (Thorybes pylades).Pearl Crescent (Phyciodes tharos); this one was particularly attached to this pebble.
3 weeks, 5 days ago
Black Tupelo/Blackgum/Bee Gum/Sourgum (Nyssa sylvatica) beginning to turn. Happy September!
4 weeks, 1 day ago
Just a note of apology to my Facebook Friends.
That Starbucks Coffee I took a photo of with my phone and told you I was enjoying a nice cup in La Jolla, California? 680 more words
1 month ago
Love Marriage Worms
My mother is a Spanish teacher with a green thumb, so when I found out that there would be a Frida Kahlo exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden while she was in town I was really excited. 221 more words
1 month, 2 weeks ago
Oleander, marigolds, palms, cacti, jacaranda, sunflowers, succulents…in the Bronx? FRIDA KAHLO: Art, Garden, Life at the New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) is an attempt to create a blockbuster exhibition. 294 more words