Category Archives: Nature

Bees Knees

Within two miles of my house someone has honey bee hives.  And these bees really like sedum. This sedum is Matrona, but the kind doesn’t seem to matter.  I have Neon, Autumn Joy and several creeping sedums that all have had … Continue reading

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Summer’s Lease

  Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? . . . Yet summer’s lease hath all too short a lease. Perhaps I’m alone in finding butterflies melancholy figures as they dance along the blooms, but their fragile beauty and … Continue reading

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Hidden Treasures

Tree frogs are really good at hiding. I must have passed by this tiny guy ten times while I was gardening yesterday and I never noticed him.  I only saw him when I bent down to rearrange another plant in … Continue reading

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Come Into My Parlor

This greeted me when I went out to the side yard this morning. The web is probably six feet across, likely the work of an orb spider. I didn’t see her, though, so I don’t know what kind.  It’s so … Continue reading

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We Are All Made of Stars

   The beauty of a late March snow in Minnesota                                                depends on your point of view.   … Continue reading

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On Thin Ice

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