Our yard seems a bit ambivalent about which season it should be celebrating. Cosmos have always been a favorite flower of mine. I was reminded why when I saw them co-mingling with the Japanese maple that is in full color right now.
Portland & Salem Oregon
PORTLAND & SALEM OREGON
Day 217, 2012 I looked up red in the Wikipedia. It’s probably the longest page I have ever seen. Red is good, evil, romantic, patriotic, religious. It was used in some of the earliest paintings known to man. Dogs and bulls can’t see it. Nature sports it in fruits, vegetables and meats. But my favorites...
Day 80, 2012 We have an ancient plum tree on the acre that produces the best tasting plums. Her trunk is twisted and some of the branches are getting quite scraggly. Every year she graces us with abundant blossoms, baby plums begin to form and as the season goes on she always gives a small...
Who says the Pacific Northwest does not have it’s own color palette? This is from the flower seed field yesterday. The blue flowers are bachelor buttons, the orange flowers are California poppys, the yellow flowers are African daisies and I have no clue what they are growing in the purple band. I never really thought...