A bug unknown to me selects the flower that has a little more zest than its partner, or something like that.
Here’s a Peruvian lily hugging a rusty pole in the bright sun, my idea of contrasts.
I plant nasturtium seeds throughout the year in our “yard”. This easy to grow vine/flower enjoys wandering from its initial starting point.
A rock pulsane reaches towards wildfire sunlight.
Despite drought, deer and gophers, our nasturtiums have done well as evidenced by the thousands of pods in our yard. Ok, I didn’t count them, but they are all over the place. Within the next few days I will collect the pods, dry them and bury them in soil in early October to ensure thereContinue reading “Pod City”
A purple succulent (purple rock purslane) jumped out at me yesterday morning, so I took a photo. True story.
Mule Ears are flowering mountain plants with large leaves. They certainly brighten up the trails in the Sierra Mountains.
My favorite flowers in the hot summer are lacecap hydrengeas in the shade. These lacecaps are in our front yard, growing among some ferns where they are protected from the blazing sun for most of the day.
Ivy geraniums and nasturtiums combine for this color mix in our yard. Once established these plants need little water.