These beautiful patterns are what is left after cactus pads have weathered away, showing their inner structure. I have been trying to find information on how they form and grow, to no avail. … Continue reading
On my walks, I am accompanied by three sheep, a goat, and a dog. One of the sheep is tan-colored, and the others are white. Yesterday afternoon this butterfly kept landing on the… Continue reading
Every now and then I find some deceased butterflies or parts of butterflies. This is sad, but it does make them easier to identify and photograph! This sadly deceased individual is a Hackberry… Continue reading
On the last Friday of each month, I take pictures at the same points around the farm, facing in all four directions. Because most of the trees are pines, we don’t see a… Continue reading
This is a small wild orchid, Spiranthes cernua, that blooms in fall and again in spring. It is about the height and delicate size of lily-of-the-valley. There are several similar species, but they… Continue reading
On the last Friday of each month, I walk the same route and take pictures in all four directions. This is my Point 6, top of the creek bank, facing south.
I am jumping into Gillian’s weekly blog event, Looking Good, celebrating the things that look good in our gardens and neighborhoods. I am not much of a gardener, because the wild plants do… Continue reading
The weather has been cloudy but hot and still the last few days. We are supposed to be getting moisture blowing in from the Gulf of Mexico, and I am ready for the… Continue reading