All summer, my mother had been asking if these yellow flowers of hers were blooming yet. With the cold, late spring followed by the hot, dry summer, they bloomed about a month later than usual. With all the rains we had soon after, they were light bright little yellow suns under the trees. They were … Continue reading Photo of the Day: a splash of sun
This was taken at a park in town. The designers made sure there was something blooming at any point as the seasons progressed, and there were huge masses of these late blooming flowers bordering a path.
Taken recently while in town, at a park near the lake. This is in a park I sometimes go to to play Pokemon Go. 😀 I don't know what type of lily that is in the top picture, but the bottom picture is yarrow. They have some in bright pink as well, and you can … Continue reading Bonus pictures
A couple of photos my daughter got, of an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail.
While doing my rounds this morning, I found some of my mother's wild flowers suddenly blooming. I remember seeing this splash of red in one area, last year. Now that I've cleared around it, I can actually get to them. Every time I walked past the area, I would look and wonder which of the … Continue reading Wild
Yesterday, when it looked like the predicted thunderstorms were actually going to pass over us, we shut down our computers and enjoyed the show. We didn't get anything too severe, so it turned out to be unnecessary, but why take chances? 😀 We did get some wonderful, much needed rain, though! First up, here is … Continue reading Catch up time
It was lovely doing my rounds with morning, and I just wanted to share some of my flowering finds. 🙂 One of my mother's fancy lilacs is now blooming. Last year, while cleaning up this flower bed, I took out a maple tree that was growing in the middle of it! At its base, where … Continue reading Good Morning!
Heading out to work on the spruce grove, a splash of colour in the big garden area caught my eye. While its white counterpart has finished blooming for some time, this one still has a couple of buds! The Re-Farmer
A couple of photos from when we were exploring the native plants garden. This bee photo was pure serendipity. It was the first of several I took, in quick succession, and the only good one of the bee! This was in a structure near the native plants garden that I think is actually there to … Continue reading Pollinators
One of my mother's flower patches is blooming quite enthusiastically right now. Like dozens of little yellow suns, waving in the breeze. The Re-Farmer