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Backlit Vine

Warm fall light shines through trumpet vine leaves.

© Sheila Creighton 2017




the urge to discover

what lies within


Trumpet Vine Seed Pods

Today I noticed that our Trumpet vine (Campsis radicans) had begun producing seed pods.

I never expected Trumpet vine seed pods to look like beans. 16 more words

House And Garden

Garden Thugs - Trumpet Vine Edition

With wild thyme and the gadding vine o’ergrown – John Milton

My idea with this post is to share some of the challenges I’ve run up against over the last year or so in my rampant and wild garden.

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Nectar robber

This female Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) must have been feeling tired or lazy yesterday afternoon at Huntley Meadows Park. Rather than going in through the opening in the trumpet vine flower and helping to pollinate it, she opted to drill in through the side of the flower to get to the nectar. 6 more words


Hummingbird and trumpet vine

I have known for a while that hummingbirds are attracted to trumpet vines, so I keep my eyes open whenever I pass a stand of them near the observation tower at… 58 more words