I’m not sure if it’s their fragrance or the fact that they remind me of Hawaii, but I love hibiscus.  Here are three hibiscus shots in various stages of development as captured at the Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park. Hibiscus Photo #1.  The still green bud of a flower forming. Hibiscus Photo #2.  The […]

This gorgeous plant photographed at the San Francisco Botanical Garden in Golden Gate Park.  It is one of the best providers of natural nectar for hummingbirds. On Today’s Date in the Past: Grasshopper One Thing, Three Ways:  Corks

A few more images of the impact the drought has had here Somewhere-in-the-Middle-of-the-USA from a recent walk through Shawnee Mission Park. Drought Photo #1.  Crispy leaves hang from a tree overlooking what’s left of a stream. Drought Photo #2.  The water levels are down significantly in every body of water.  Smaller streams and creeks are […]

While I’m not super happy to see all of these holes in the morning glory leaves on the trellis in the back yard, I did think these beetles were pretty cool looking. You Might Also Enjoy: Grasshopper Dragonfly