Month: July 2012

Sights of Summer

I started this post two days ago and this is how far I got.. “Today has been such a gorgeous day! Nice breeze, bright sunshine, warm but not humid. There are just a few more flowers in bloom, but like the other summer blooming…

Orchids can really make you feel stupid

They really can. I will site two examples. Earlier this year, I spotted a Cranefly Orchid leaf in a new location. It’s over near the end of the boardwalk. I thought it looked like it had potential to bloom, so for the past few…

A great example

A great example of what, you may ask? Well, it’s none other than a great example of why we should plant native plants. I’ll explain: We can all agree that it is quite dry out there, yes? Is your garden flower or otherwise suffering?…

Dragons are real…

Okay, actual dragons aren’t, but dragonflies are! Have you caught the dragonfly bug yet? (pun intended!) Okay, if you haven’t,┬ácheck out these two links and then come back, because I’m sure that you will be left with wanting more! http://www.dispatch.com/content/stories/home_and_garden/2012/07/01/1-nothing-masters-the-skies-like-dragonflies.html http://www.zenthroughalens.com/2012/01/bedazzled-by-dragonflies.html …okay! Want more?…