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Foretaste of spring

During the winter months, my macro lens doesn’t get used much, but I was happy to have it with me during my recent trip to Georgia when I spotted this beautiful flower in bloom at the… 117 more words


The Wandering Jew or Tradescantia

This is an easy, colorful plant to care for and it grows rapidly.  They flower seasonally with small purple flowers however, I like them best for the bright colorful foliage.   576 more words


Send Love

Spiderwort 2015

Today, sending you all flowers and love through cyberspace.  Please love each other.

Nature Photography

Photo of the Week - September 22, 2016

I was looking through some photos from earlier this year and found one that I’d meant to post back in June but hadn’t.  I like it, and even though it’s a few months late, I hope you like it too.   70 more words

Prairie Photography

Spiderwort Still Blooms

Spiderwort (a tradescantia species) is a native wildflower.

A dense clump of it grows in my spring wildflower garden between a hackberry and a pine tree. 88 more words


Oh, Canada.

June 12, 2016 Smith Roach Gap to Pinefield (Shenandoah National Park)

(7 miles 4 hours)

We’re continuing our hitchhiking exploits. A woman from British Columbia picked us up this morning, after a half hour of waiting and 6 passed vehicles. 673 more words

Appalachian Trail

A Weed By Any Other Name

A recent post on the blog of Chicago’s Lurie Garden addressed the question of weeds in a way that seems pretty sensible. 401 more words

Gardening Techniques