Browsing All posts tagged under »Trout lily«

I say spring arrived on May 18

June 3, 2014

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It certainly wasn’t very springlike on May 2, when it snowed.  The snow melted practically as fast as it landed, but that was probably because I threatened it with a welding torch.  It wasn’t very springlike on May 5, when plenty of ice bobbed about in the Bay.  It wasn’t even our ice.  It was the ice from […]

Spring flowers and shooting stars

April 21, 2012

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So off we went on our late afternoon walk. I wanted to see if the trilliums had opened, and I wanted to take some pictures with the little old blind camera. In spite of its useless display, I am fond of that camera. There is something freeing about using the viewfinder to frame the shot and hoping for the best.

Bright little details

May 6, 2011

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I thought you might enjoy a little splash of sunshine on this cloudy Friday. All of them made me smile earlier this week.

Trout lily bows to spring beauty

April 11, 2010

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Babs Young has been out and about in the wildflowers this weekend, and writes:  My, spring seems early this year. It seems like we are having a real spring here for once. I found these out today. I know the yellow one is a trout lily, but not sure what the little ones are. I have […]

Sweet invasion and the return of a native

May 15, 2009

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A few days ago I learned, from a lovely post at Flandrum Hill, that the myrtle growing in my yard is not just an unkempt inheritance from a previous owner, but periwinkle, a native plant that belongs right where it is, holding my sandy slope in place. Good on it. The sweet woodruff growing beside […]