Monthly Archives: December 2009

Rocky Mountain Bee Plant

or bee spiderflower Cleome serrulata CAPPARACEAE, The Caper family or CLEOMACAEAE, The Cleome family, depending on how forward-thinking or backwards you want to be. This North American annual is a great attractor of beneficial insects! Despite it’s name, it’s widespread … Continue reading

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Originally uploaded by mulysa_may Cynara cardunculus ASTERACEAE, The Aster family An arrangement for December. This occurred almost naturally as the dried Cardoon flowers were displaced while the house was being decorated for Thanksgiving, and they ended up near the heat … Continue reading

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Side-yard progress

Originally uploaded by mulysa_may October 1 Rabbit run Berry patch Compost tumbler and bins Rain barrel Rhubarb Leafy quince Supposedly original-to-the-house picket fence Originally uploaded by mulysa_may November 28 Path partially built Low stone walls, in progress Arbor duct Seating … Continue reading

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