Category Archives: Plants

The Second Blossoming

Several months ago, we had an arborist come out and tend to two of our precious trees – the plum/apricot tree and this darling rose tree.  He cut it back MUCH further than I thought proper, but, of course he … Continue reading

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Bee Careful

  I know . . . everyone posts “the bee in the flower” captures – so here’s mine!  He disappeared down out of sight, but I just kept the phone trained on the spot, and soon he reappeared.  Got him!

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Red Tree Watercolor

This tree turns the most beautiful colors, but it is not on my usual route through the complex, so some years I miss its total glory. This is how it looked as I came home from the grocery store a … Continue reading

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Night Rose

Last night I was taking out the trash and our rosetree summoned me for a look at its beautiful flowers as they enjoyed the night air. On a lark, I whipped out my iPhone and took this picture of the … Continue reading

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Which Plum Didn’t Get the Memo?

   Our cactus plant has a bazillion of these plums on it, but apparently there was a miscommunication somewhere along the line. 

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Succulents 

   We had to do a double take on these beauties. Definitely real!  Aren’t they gorgeous? Another benefit of visiting Tucson. 

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Fading Rose

   Every day we walked by this rosebush, but the wind was always blowing just enough to jiggle the lovely blossoms.   I couldn’t help myself – I just had to have a portrait! With the help of Mobile Monet, … Continue reading

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