Tag Archives: plants

The Bluebells are Blooming

As seen this morning at Riverbend Park; a sea of bluebells. Leave it to those hardy native plants to survive freezes and storms and still dazzle. I’ll write a longer post with more pictures later in the week, but I … Continue reading

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Currently Blooming: Bluebells

With many flowers open ahead of schedule I’d heard rumors of Virginia Bluebells in bloom. I was surprised, then, when I arrived at Riverbend Park on Saturday morning, to see no flowers on the banks of the Potomac, just a … Continue reading

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Searching for Skunk Cabbage, Finding Feathers

This weekend I set off on a little quest to find skunk cabbage. Any plant that can produce its own heat is worth a look, I think. Since the kids didn’t share my enthusiasm for stinky plants with thermogenesis, I … Continue reading

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