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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Gardening, Nature, photography

FOTD: Mystery Vines at the Park

Thursday morning I walked home from the dentist and saw three types of vines covering a park fence. Two I recognized: maiden’s bower and morning glory. The third was mysterious; I’m hoping a reader can tell me what flower it is. Good morning; clean bill of health at the dentist and lovely flowers to boot. […]

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Nature, photography

FOTD: Prairie of Monarda Ringed with Trees

Yesterday we got the whole family out for a hike! Due to temperatures of 30 C (86 F), we chose Governor Nelson State Park for its hiking trail under old oaks. If you like trees as much as I do, check out Becky’s page for more photos. ¡Olé! –Rebecca #TreeSquare And for flowers, see the […]

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Nature, photography

FOTD from a Kayak for 2

My good friend and I paddled on Lake Wingra this week. Here are photos of what we saw. Many water lilies were blooming. A small creek leads away from the lake. Cattails line the entrance. We enjoy kayaking down the channel to see the baby ducks. The ducks are nearly mature. The drakes have a […]

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Gardening, Nature, photography

Autumn Promenade Part 1

Ever feel like you’re under quarantine, stuck indoors? I’ve had that distinct feeling recently. When I do get out, I take lots of photos to remind me of what the world looks like. There is so much beauty in nature. Happy to see you here at Fake Flamenco. Let’s walk again on Thursday.  ¡Olé! –Rebecca

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