Posted 15 hours ago

Now THIS is xeriscaping!

(Source: the-mango-box)

Posted 2 days ago

bartramsinbloom:

Prunus armeniaca
Apricot Tree/Armenian Plum
April 12, 2014

Growing in the Community Orchard

Notice how it was literally buzzing with bees.

taken at Bartram’s Garden, Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Posted 2 days ago

bartramsinbloom:

Prunus persica
Peach Tree
April 12, 2014

Growing in the Community Orchard

taken at Bartram’s Garden, Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Posted 3 days ago

Spring Beauty: Natural Contraception and Wild Food

As I write this my arms and face are flush with sunburn from yesterday’s 80 degree day (which  I couldn’t help but spend entirely outdoors) and a storm is raging outside my windows threatening 1-3 inches of snow in some areas tonight. Such is springtime in Pennsylvania; we humans have learned to deal with it. But the plants… all the tender spring blooms that just opened up in the warm sunshine of…

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Posted 3 days ago

I was waiting all day for the temperature drop and the rain that was predicted. Good thing it happened 5 minutes before the end of the day.

April 15, 2014. Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Posted 4 days ago

bartramsinbloom:

Magnolia stellata
Star Magnolia
April 12, 2014

Growing in the community orchard

Taken at Bartram’s Garden, Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Posted 4 days ago

bartramsinbloom:

Dicentra cucullaria
Dutchman’s Breeches
April 12, 2014

growing in the native plant quarter

taken at Bartram’s Garden, Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Posted 4 days ago

bartramsinbloom:

Pachysandra procumbens
Allegheny Spruge
April 12, 2014

growing along the native azalea walk.

taken at Bartram’s Garden, Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Posted 5 days ago

bartramsinbloom:

Magnolia × soulangeana
Saucer Magnolia
April 12, 2014

Growing in the community orchard

Taken at Bartram’s Garden, Philadelphia Pennsylvania

Posted 5 days ago
In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.

Margaret Atwood, Bluebeard’s Egg (via observando)

Check.

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#quotes

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Target achieved.

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She is my favorite.