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O is for Oakleaf Hydrangea

Sooo, usually we squirrel like to point out Oak trees for our Blogging A to Z Challenge. But we think you already know how important oaks are to squirrels–and they are starting to leaf out now! 90 more words

Backyard Habitat

Weekly Update -- Buckets of Rain

It has rained buckets in St. Louis. The photos from my last few posts were taken during the brief reprieves Mother Nature provided. I’m sure even She gets tired of pouring rain. 293 more words


Oakleaf hydrangea

It’s Spring, I hope. The one thing on my mind is getting out there, and getting busy. There are plants to bloom, grass soon to mow and dead leaves piled up in clusters. 27 more words

Pencil Drawing

Making Progress in the Garden

I’ve written much about the bed that faces east and south beneath the den windows and the large bed that lies opposite it and runs the length of the patio. 428 more words


Hydrangea quercifolia

Hydrangea quercifolia
Common name: oakleaf hydrangea
Family name: Hydrangeaceae
Type: deciduous / evergreen shrub

-evergreen (unless it is very cold in the winter)
-entire leaves turn burgundy in colour… 7 more words


Fall Colors in Florida

The nicest part of fall in Florida is the break in the heat. We have had that for some weeks now, but we are finally getting the tiniest taste of the pretty fall colors common elsewhere. 160 more words



This post was inspired by my oldest finding this large leaf in our yard a couple weeks ago.  It is from our scrawny little Witchhazel. Usually Witchhazel leaves are much smaller, almost palm sized.  166 more words

Field Journal