Monthly Archives: May 2021

Bees Buzz

May’s warmth has brought out the bees. The garden is buzzing with them. I discovered a colony of digger bees while weeding a bed of Iris. Their colonies are underground. One of them reminded me, not so gently, that this … Continue reading

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May, Month of Big Skies

May is big sky month. The clouds are more summer like. The sky cobalt blue. The vivid green of new growth sets off the every changing sky scenery. Salmonberries wave in May’s gentle breezes. Another month from now their tart … Continue reading

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A Spring Phenomenon

I enjoy May’s blue skies and puffy clouds. They make working in the garden so enjoyable. Every year we witness this phenomenon. A windy day sends the cherry blossoms flying off the cherry trees by the pond. The blossoms cover … Continue reading

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Why Aren’t Blueberry Flowers Blue?

Why are blueberry flowers white? Shouldn’t they be bright blue? Then again, cherry flowers and apple flowers aren’t red either. After much searching, I found the nest of the garden ducks. Duck nests are hard to find because the ducks … Continue reading

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