I love the delicate, spotted bell-shaped flowers of foxglove.  In Wales they are said to be a favorite hide out for fairies, a magical concept that sounds perfect to me! This foxglove photo was taken in the San Francisco Botanical Garden. On Today’s Date in the Past: Old Barn West of Billings One Thing, Three […]

There are apparently more than 25,000 documented species of orchids.  These pink orchids seem to be one of the more common types of orchids… …but this dracula orchid was a new one for me. In other news, apparently the vanilla plant is a type of orchid. On Today’s Date in the Past: Old Barn West […]

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

I couldn’t chose between these two photographs of pink flax, so I thought I’d post both.  Do you have a preference?  Any other feedback for me? Pink Flax Photo #1. Pink Flax Photo #2.