Monthly Archives: June 2015

Sweet Rewards

Last Sunday, my dad and I inspected the hives to check the honey production.  It was a hot, sunny afternoon and the bees were happy and paying no attention to us. The super we’ve been watching has filled up slowly over … Continue reading

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Lily of the Ditch

This time of year, the ditches in my area are filled with a certain lily. Orange daylilies or tawny daylilies (Hemerocallis fulva) are either loved or despised depending on who you talk to. I have some in my flower bed.  I don’t … Continue reading

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I'm beginning to mold…

As I write this, the remnants of Tropical Storm Bill is upon us. The rains have come in waves and as soon as I go out to do anything, it starts to pour.  I go in and it quits.  I go … Continue reading

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Flower of the Week

As I wandered through the gardens this week, I noticed one of my favorite native plants in bloom. Spigelia marilandica or Indian pink is a small flower growing about 1 ft. tall.  The bloom begins with a tubular, red flower and … Continue reading

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