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Tempting Fate

Two butterflies hanging around the wrong plant. This carnivorous pitcher plant is also looking for a meal.


Pitcher Plants

These carnivorous plants and more are in the Weeks Bay Estuarine Reserve Pitcher Plant Bog near Fairhope, Alabama.


Nature Walks - April 2015

“So come, get ready.  Don’t delay! We’re on a nature trail today.”

~Maurice Pledger, from In The Forest

I am so happy that spring is finally here, the flowers are blooming, and the trees are leafing out. 

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Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park

April 5, 2015 (Easter Sunday) we decided to take a drive to Tarkiln Bayou Preserve State Park and take some photos of the area and especially the Pitcher Plants. 81 more words


How Pitcher Plants Eat Bugs (Frog Optional)

A few months ago at work I captured this photo of a frog inside of a pitcher plant. Do you see it? It is pretty well camouflaged and poking its head out just enough to intercept curious insects lured in by the promise of nectar, eating them before they can make their way into the tube. 697 more words


Pleasures of the Garden - Part 1 of 4

There’s something about March—summer’s last big push—here in the Southern Hemisphere. Parks, markets and gardens are filled to overflowing with beautiful displays of flowers and fruits. 281 more words