Category Archives: blooms

Blooming: Asiatic Dayflower

Blooming: a plant commonly named Wandering Jew. It’s a vining weed, but I love it for its bright blue flowers. The flowers are small and the plant is a low growing vine, so it’s not very showy. Spotting the blue blossom through the grass is a gift, I feel. They are really a deep, lovely blue. There […]

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Blooming from June

Tall Bellflower, otherwise known as Campunula Americana, tall, weedy looking, but the flowers are purple and really, really pretty. Horsenettle, a pretty, but nasty, little weed with thorns.  White flowers, bright yellow center. Fruits that first look like green cherry tomatoes and then go yellow. Poisonous. chicory, So pretty.  a brilliantly blue flower that never lasts when you […]

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Blooming Now

Squill is in bloom. Crocuses are budding (this was yesterday, so today they may be open), and I saw a couple grape hyacinth buds. Share! Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Bookmark in Browser Tell a friend

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Frugal Flowers

This weed grows rampant in our woods and yards here. It’s sometimes called creeping charlie, and sometimes Gill Over the Ground: I had some in a pot in my kitchen, growing beautifully across the windowsill and training up a string to frame the window, until it died of neglect when I was incapacitated by PTSD […]

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Hepatica and Saxifrage

The Hepatica: If you cannot find one in your area, please don’t study it from pictures and the information below.  Children should be studying flowers and other plants from nature, in situ. If you live where it blooms, look for it in woods, in damper spots. If you’re not sure it’s in your area, call […]

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