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Dog Bath 2022-10-21

Update 2022-12-15: Washing the dogs 2022-12-10.

The dogs got really muddy in a beaver pond just before dark, so Gretchen gave them baths.

[Blondie and bathtub]
Blondie and bathtub

After I unclogged the drain, this is what was left.

Honeybun also got a bath, but I wasn’t quick enough to get a picture. Continue reading

Swamp rosemallow 2022-06-19

Some wild hibiscus, summer of 2022.

This is Yellow Dog’s rosemallow, the last one she saw, a year before.

[Yellow Dog's rosemallow, six petals, 2022-06-21]
Yellow Dog’s rosemallow, six petals, 2022-06-21

This year it has six petals.

Here she is Continue reading

Split-tailed kites 2022-05-15

A flock of split-tailed kites wheeling above where I just cultivated the okra.

[Split-tailed kites]
Split-tailed kites

Here’s a movie of these Elanoides forficatus, also known as swallow-tail kites: Continue reading

Treat’s Rain Lily 2022-02-25

A sure sign of spring: Treat’s rain lily.

[Treat's rain lily]
Treat’s rain lily

Zephyranthes atamasca var. treateiae these days is classified as an amaryllis.

This is a special native variety of Atamasco lily, Zephyranthes atamasca, that only grows in counties on either side of the GA-FL line, plus maybe some in Alabama. According to Flora of North America (eFloras.org), Continue reading

Yellow Dog, Rosemallow, Beautyberry, Treat’s Rain Lily 2021-06-12

On our daily walk to the field, Yellow Dog encountered the first Swamp Rosemallow of the year, and perhaps the last Treat’s Rain Lily, while the Beautyberry remains in bloom.

[Halberd-leaf rosemallow, Yellow Dog]
Halberd-leaf rosemallow, Yellow Dog

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