Tag Archives: Plants

Pitcher plants blooming 2022-04-08

Never saw them bloom before.

[Sarracenia minor]
Sarracenia minor

“It takes at least 4 years to go from a just-pollinated flower to a mature, blooming plant.” Growing Sarracenia from Seed, International Carnivorous Plant Society (ICPS).

[Side view]
Side view

These pitcher plants grew naturally in our woods.

We do have bumblebees, so maybe they will pollinate. Then maybe seeds in August or September.

Native wild azaleas 2021-04-12

These were many places in the woods, with an acre of them here: native wild azaleas, Rhododendron canescens.

[Nellie, native wild azaleas, Gretchen]
Nellie, native wild azaleas, Gretchen

No, not honeysuckle. That’s a vine. These are a bush. Continue reading

Garden mowed 2020-06-21

You can almost see it’s a garden, after weeks of weeding and Gretchen had just finished mowing between the rows.

[After weeks of weeding and mowing]
After weeks of weeding and mowing

Visible, left to right: cucumber, yellow squash, okra, eggplant, tomato, corn (maize).