Entries Tagged as 'California'

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

The Banana Slug lives in Heaven

  There are readers of TheGardenLady blog who tell me that “shh, it is a secret”: but they have found Heaven and it is in California. From looking at the photos below, I think they are correct. The other weekend these Heaven-dwellers hiked to a favorite spot in the Redwood forest where they not only […]

Sunday, April 26th, 2009

Mojave Desert Wildflowers

In a departure from the man-made gardens that are often the subject of this blog, this past weekend’s adventure was spent exploring the wildflower displays at two unique spots within the Mojave Desert (see here). Covering southern Nevada, western Arizona, southwestern Utah, and southeastern California, this roughly 25,000 square-mile-large swatch of land is home to […]

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

The Western Painted Lady Butterfly

A reader of TheGardenLady blog wrote this column about an exciting happening in California on Sat., March 28, 2009. If we were questioning the calendar, residents in the Bay Area of California knew for certain that Spring had arrived on Saturday, March 28. By late morning, it was well into the 70s and supposedly some […]