Tuesday, February 05, 2019

Rainy Day

Noticed the pinecone in the earlier picture closed up.

Here's an explanation on why that happens.

Pinecones close when it rains. Here’s how they do it!

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Native Alabama Bamboo

There are 3 bamboos native to Alabama.

"Until the early nineteenth century, the canebrake ecosystem covered large portions of Alabama's river floodplains in every valley and parts of the uplands, reaching its greatest extent in the richest and most well-watered soils."

Encyclopedia of Alabama - Canebrakes

Long Leaf Pine

From my yard

Back After a Long Time

Haven't written in many, many years.
Older and wiser and much more appreciative of the nature occurring around me.

Here's Bill Finch with my current state of mind.

"We know more about what's invaded Alabama than we know about what's here. We never discovered this landscape. I think in many ways we've always been uncomfortable with diversity in Alabama..."

The True Story of Kudzu, the Vine That Never Truly Ate the South by Bill Finch

Thursday, May 26, 2011


(hate you blogger by the way)


Saturday, May 07, 2011

dying vine

Posted by Picasa

pomogranate, squash and cabbage

Posted by Picasa

Monday, May 02, 2011

Posted by Picasa

Saturday, April 16, 2011

privet makes the best honey

Saturday, April 09, 2011

potato blossom

sounds like something someone would call their sweetheart

"oh, my sweet little potato blossom"

blueberries to be

if i'm lucky