Tag Archives: non-native wildflowers

07.13.2016 It’s Queen Anne’s Lace season again

Although also known as “Wild Carrot” (Daucus carota) I have yet to eat one.  They are too lovely in the field or along our driveway to consider picking.  I’d rather have the plants come back year after year than pluck … Continue reading

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06.04.2016 Saturday Night One-liner

Tragopogon dubius-Yellow Goat’s Beard! No photography today.  I archived 3 months of images…still have March through May to go…and split a bunch of next winter’s heat. Hydraulic splitter not a maul, but it’s hot and still feels like work.  Once … Continue reading

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06.01.2016 Backyard Daisy Portrait

There are parts of our yard that are allowed to grow wild to encourage wildflowers.  One spot is home to dozens of daisies every year.  We didn’t plant them, but at one time our yard was part of a pasture, … Continue reading

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08.24.2015 Mullein leaves from both sides now

With apologies to Joni (who wrote the song) and Andrew ( whom, if memory serves correctly, had his own post riffing on the title), here we are approaching a flower, although not as colorful as I led you to believe … Continue reading

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05.25.2015 Yellow Lady’s Slipper

There are certain wildflowers that I try to visit every year.  The Painted Trilliums probably top the list, but not far behind are the Yellow Lady’s Slippers (Cypripedium parviflorum).  I am not sure if they are naturally occurring in this … Continue reading

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09.25.2014 Butter and Eggs

Mmmmm…sounds like a delightful start to the day and it was.  To be clear, I had my usual bowl of sticks and twigs with fruit and milk, a glass of OJ and a handful of supplements.  The Butter and Eggs … Continue reading

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08.07.2014 Tansy

A couple of days late, but nary a dollar short, here are a few studies of Tansy (Tanacetum vulgare). From a distance.Closer.Closer still.

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