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Frozen Lilac

Compared to yesterday, this morning has been positively balmy, with the temperature already breaking 40°F after having plummeted below freezing last night.  Despite that fact, the lilac shrub above still shows evidence of the wind direction and a hint at the temperature swing in the last 24 hours. Continue reading “Frozen Lilac”

Posted in Oh noes!, Plants

Burdock never takes a hint

One of the lesser favored plants we “inherited” with the property was burdock.  We spot it–along with other non-native invasives–all over when we amble about the neighborhood.  I took the image below on May 9, 2017 when I was starting to document what plants we had inherited along with the house.  Some I thought I knew, some I had no idea.  The caption is exactly what I labeled it then.

I had no idea back then the trouble before me...
Driveway Mystery Plant Or Weed

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