Walking a Neighborhood in Bloom

My backyard Sour Cherry Tree (and not another pollinator anywhere close that I know of) Sneaking a picture of neighbor’s Daylily (this took some “stealth photography” exercises in order not to alert the yappy dogs of my encroachment) Petunias greet the postman every Spring day next door… I’ve had these Spiderlilies at my front door for many years, although the blooms get less each year as my trees give too much shade (a Jamaican gardener I once knew called these “Trashy Ladies”…he had his reasons and I’ll leave it at that) Why is it a rose – or that by … Continue reading Walking a Neighborhood in Bloom

Watch out for low-flying insects

An email funny was read this morning that had kindergarten kids describing “grandparents”. One kid said, “when they take us for walks, they slow down past things like pretty leaves and caterpillars”.

I guess it’s OK to act like a grandparent (I’m not one BTW) for the time being…OK since I stop at many of the plants and bugs along the way these days.

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