Category: Spring Wildflowers

Too much fun at work

Have I mentioned lately how much I love my job? Today, Tim and I went out in the boat to replace one of the lids on the wood duck boxes, and while we were out there, we checked on a few other things. There… Continue Reading “Too much fun at work”

When will it bloom?

Ah, a common question we get, especially in the spring. The answer is usually fairly elusive. It’s been really hard to answer this year. There are things blooming that usually wouldn’t until next month, and other things that seem to be right on time.… Continue Reading “When will it bloom?”

Is time travel real?

Apparently it is! Can you believe all the spring stuff that has been popping, singing, blooming, and buzzing? It’s like we’ve gone forward in time to mid April! To tell you the truth, I’ve been putting off posting about wildflowers, because we’re not open… Continue Reading “Is time travel real?”

Water, Water, Everywhere…

It was really nice to be out in the sunshine today. I took some time to check on what’s in bloom, and listened to the myriad of birds singing. The Showy Orchis is still looking great, and is all over the Casa Burro Trail.… Continue Reading “Water, Water, Everywhere…”

Time flies…

As per usual, spring is getting ahead of me! I have a few more blooms to share with you, but there are probably a few more. I haven’t had time to walk the trails yet this week. There are a lot more birds back… Continue Reading “Time flies…”

Cute, part II

These are the best I could get so far. I had to take these through the Nature Center window! A couple additions to the flower list are Squirrel Corn, Greek Valerian, Wild Ginger, and Flowering Dogwood. The Showy Orchis is just starting to bloom… Continue Reading “Cute, part II”

Ridiculously Cute

That is what our spring intern declared when we got our first glimpse of the brand new goose babies! There are seven of them this year, and I will post a photo as soon as I can get a good one.Everyday there are new… Continue Reading “Ridiculously Cute”

A few more blooms

Here are some more flowers you can see when you come out! Pussy Toes Marsh Marigold Trout Lily (just one, ask us about it) Large-flowered Trillium Celendine Poppy Golden Ragwort Spring Cress (okay, I haven’t actually seen it yet, but I’m sure it will… Continue Reading “A few more blooms”

It’s really finally here…

I think it’s here to stay too! It’s been a rough one this winter, but I’m so excited to post the first “current blooms” list. More on that later, but first I wanted to share with you a couple of pics from my walk… Continue Reading “It’s really finally here…”

More Blooms and a Special Bird

Although we are coming to the end of the colorful spring wildflowers and moving into the month of green and white (June), there are still many beautiful flowers to see. I’m a touch behind on the list, but here it is… Flame AzaleaYellow IrisSweet… Continue Reading “More Blooms and a Special Bird”