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The woods are strewn with fir cone remains after the hardworking squirrels have nibbled out the seeds and stashed them away for the winter. They’ve carried away all our walnuts as well. Can’t fault their dedication to provide for winter … Continue reading
This lovely installation surprised me when I walked down the trail towards middle daughter’s house. She did it in secret. Isn’t it lovely, seashells and driftwood pieces.
Virginia Creeper Parthenocissus quinquefolia Deciduous, fast growing woody vine with dark green palmate foliage which turns bright orange-red in the fall. It climbs smooth surfaces using small forked tendrils tipped with small strongly adhesive pads. Stems grow up to 50’ … Continue reading
I thought the rose garden was over for this year, Lo and behold, they are all blooming again. What a beautiful oasis of beauty in the centre of the yard. And the scent is heavenly.
I love the colours in Fall’s Paintbox. Reds that you only see this time of year, Greens that blend and blaze between blue sky and forest darkness. It’s not my favourite time of year but I can’t help admiring the … Continue reading
“Narcissists, however, are similar to a spider that has built a web for its prey to bring itself.” ― Mwanandeke Kindembo, Treatise Upon The Misconceptions of Narcissism
Portulaca grandiflora is a succulent flowering plant in the family Portulacaceae, native to Argentina, southern Brazil, and Uruguay and often cultivated in gardens. It has many common names, including rose moss, eleven o’clock, Mexican rose, moss rose, sun rose, rock rose, and moss-rose purslane. ~Wikipedia
‘Tis the last rose of summer, Left blooming alone; All her lovely companions Are faded and gone. – Thomas Moore, The Last Rose of Summer, 1830
Mocha thinking about the meaning of life.
I love these bright happy faces. They disappear when it gets too hot than come back again when it cools off. It’s always a lovely surprise to see them back again.
Green seedless grapes like the rain falling the past few days.