Balboa Park, that is. It was surprisingly quiet when I arrived, so I was able to walk around and just .. look. No avoiding moving groups of people, not much ‘people noise’, but also no little carts with treats to … Continue reading →
I haven’t been anywhere recently. But the backyard has a few interesting little things, and as dusk draws near the temperature drops just enough to make it very pleasant outside. Celebrate! Water some plants and then take some photos! What … Continue reading →
The zoo was especially busy today. Major construction is in progress which closed off a main corridor, flowers are in bloom everywhere, and there were many, many children on school trips. As usual, a good visit! I hope that you … Continue reading →
I was in the Joshua Tree National Park for a very short time at the end of April, my first visit. A Joshua tree is a yucca brevifolia, it is tree-like and it grows only in the Mojave desert. The … Continue reading →
Last May we planted a cercis occidentalis tree, Western Redbud. We were told that it would bloom and that it’s leaves would change color. But we didn’t get to see any blooms that season. This year, though, looks as though … Continue reading →
I went to the zoo today, a beautiful and very warm day. So did the rest of the world! Well, it was very crowded, many families visiting before the kids go back to school. Everyone seemed happy, no crying children, … Continue reading →
Does anyone know why this transplanted orchid has roots growing up and out of the orchid bark? I transplanted it quite a while ago, it’s been growing leaves – and roots. This pot is considerably larger than what it came in. Thank you!