Monday, July 6, 2015

Short Walk

I took a short walk up the road this morning. Sure wish I could take my cane and a chair to rest. It would have been too much because I took my camera intending to shoot wildflowers.

This will give an idea of what the lush foliage and area has become after all the rain.  It was a bright and warm day. There are pontoon boats awaiting passengers and another with visitors enjoying the lake.


First I saw blossoms on the bank
The Thimbleberrys are blooming earlier than usual
I hope to gather some for jam soon
Daisies are everywhere
There is much Crown Vetch
Fleabane Daisy:  Flowers are about ¾ inch across.
The Ferns show their glory
Sumac are flourishing
Queen Anne's Lace is starting to bloom. They smell like carrots.
These blackberries are ripening
These are starting to ripen
A 6 petaled berry blossom is unidentified-not a Dewberry
Tiny tiny yellows
It's a good year for Hosta
And lilies
And shade-tolerant Hosta varities
Rhododenrum
Lilies are everywhere
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4 comments:

  1. Mmmmmmmmm, now you have me craving blackberry pie!! One of my favorite desserts. And Thimbleberries....I'm not sure I've heard of this type.

    All the greenery around....just beautiful.

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  2. I enjoyed seeing all your blooms. Such a pretty setting you have by the lake.

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  3. My goodness you've got lots of plants and blooms going on! The vetch is particularly pretty...seems I've seen it around here before but in a different color. That pontoon boat reminds me of my uncle's camp that he sold last year. That was our taxi to get to the camp and I miss that!

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  4. There are Hosta's around my house but I never knew what they were called. I'm not much of a gardener as someone else takes care of the yard. I wanna live by a lake!

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