Browsing All posts tagged under »Trout lily«

I say spring arrived on May 18

June 3, 2014


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


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


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


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


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 […]