Tuesday, April 21, 2015

At the Creek

Hello!  These pictures were taken on March 24th.










Have a good day!

Monday, April 6, 2015

Brittlebush

Brittlebush is a common desert shrub that gets the name because its stems can break off easily. It's in the same family as the sunflower.

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Linking with Monday Mellow Yellows

Have a wonderful week!

Sunday, March 29, 2015

In the Garden



brittlebush


globe mallows

Cooper's hawk

mourning doves

house finch

leafy greens

pansy

aloe

grapefruit

Speedy (our pet turtle)

Enjoy your day!

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Plants, Birds, Sky

Hello! These pictures are from late February to early March.



verdin on cholla cactus


saguaros


Gambel's quail


desert mistletoe


cedar waxwing


black-throated sparrow


creosote, globe mallow, fairy duster, brittlebush


desert zinnia


Parry's penstemon






  E n j o y   y o u r   d a y !  

Friday, February 27, 2015

February Snapshots

Hello! The first seven pictures are from a nature walk to the creek.

misty morning

canyon towhee



cactus wren





goldfinch on a mesquite tree

The rest of the images are from our backyard.

aloe, cardinal, Cooper's hawk in the rain, echeveria

Sam still likes to visit our yard. The birds don't seem to be bothered by him.


I keep experimenting with growing vegetables.

collard greens

warbler, verdin, hummingbird, vireo

We hung up a new thistle seed sock and the finches found it immediately.

house finches and goldfinches





  Have a nice day!