Gardening, Nature, photography

Milkweed Fluff Takes to the Air

Late autumn is a time for seeds and strong breezes. From milkweed to Milky Way. ¡Olé! –Rebecca November Poetry Challenge: One day left to turn in your celestial tankas, see the details: November Poetry Challenge/Reto poético de octubre. This post celebrates Six Word Saturday and Flower of the Day  #6WS #FOTD

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Gardening, Nature, photography

5 Fall Flowers Before It Freezes

I dashed around the garden this afternoon, camera in hand. Tonight our temperature will be 4 C (39F). We are heading into a freeze that will put the blooms to bed for the winter. I’ll share what I found: One of three phlox plants blooming One of a handful of aster plants which continue to […]

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food, Gardening, photography

Pumpkins that Pale to Those Past

Now this is a surprising box of pumpkins. I don’t believe I’ve seen many this shade. I’ve seen different textures before; a few are positively warty! Those make great jack-o-lanterns. On a quick search, I’ve found that the nickname of the white-colored gourds in the photo is “ghost” pumpkins and they can be used just […]

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Nature, photography

5 Pictures I Had to Take

Before I owned a phone with a camera, I think I would take walks without pausing, unless natural beauty stopped me in my tracks. Now, if I see an enchanting image, my phone is in my hand before conscious thought puts it there. Am I smelling more roses? I think I may be. Can’t say […]

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Gardening, Humor, Nature, photography

I May Have 2 Many Asters

Today I gave away 40 aster plants. Wait, don’t worry. They are liberal self-seeders, the birds help spread them too, and I have plenty plenty more. Purple asters are butterfly and bee favorites. ¡Olé! –Rebecca This post is part of Debbie’s Six Word Saturday and Cee’s Flower of the Day. #6WS  #sixwordsaturday #FOTD

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