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Wordless Wednesday ~ Oregon white oak

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Wordless Wednesday ~ Douglas Aster

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Summer Solstice

The first day of summer dawns hot and dry; not like it used to here in the moderate Pacific Northwest of my youth. The air outside is stifling, so I stay indoors listening to the hum of the fan and … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday ~ Nodding Onion

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Spring Harvest

As my native habitat garden takes shape, I’ve been drawn to it almost daily. In the wet fall I checked for problematic standing water at the base of the young crabapple tree and marveled at the resilience of rain-battered kinnikinnick. … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday ~ Pacific ninebark

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Wordless Wednesday ~ Large-leaved Lupine

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Weekend Coffee Share 4/2/17

If we were having coffee, I’d suggest we sit outside. If you bring a jacket, it’s warm enough to enjoy the sunshine. I’d show you my lawn, which isn’t much to look at right now. I don’t use herbicides or … Continue reading

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Weekend Coffee Share 9/11/16

If we were having coffee, I would tell you that my demolition activities have now extended from do-it-yourself house projects to the great outdoors. Since realizing that the majority of my yard consists of plants that are designated as weeds and … Continue reading

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