Category Archives: Plants

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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Reaching For The Sky

   This is the most amazing plant.  For months it stands like an enormous stalk of asparagus, and then these beautiful flowers burst forth.  When the flowers are finished, the whole plant dies. 

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