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SEA RANCH: September Native Colors

CalFlora Sea Ranch Endangered Plants of The Sea Ranch . pdf

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Summer ending in fires… many fires… sunset on the go… starry cool night… Blue Sky Saturday tunnel hike… turkeys in the forest… blue ocean views… calm meadow time Meadow hike… beautiful ocean views… clean air… uphill surprise… airstrip history Blackberries… … Continue reading

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0. [9/4]Fri: Bay Area to Sea Ranch – BLUE SKY Hoping for no fires & no traffic… 1. [9/5]Sat: Hiking Day – If it’s Thursday, I’m probably hiking. GEOLOGIC TRIPS: San Andreas Interpretative Trail . pdf San Andreas Fault Interpretive … Continue reading

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CALIFORNIA: Native Plant Week

If it’s April… it’s California Native Plant Week… blooming showers… Lewisia ‘Rainbow’… Orange Poppy… Yellow Canyon… Green Moonshine… Blue Eyes… Indigo Iris… and Violet Verbena. The word iris is Greek for rainbow, a description that fits Pacific Coast iris beautifully.

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Pacific Mist Manzanita

February birthday plant gifts… Pacific Mist Manzanita… Oregon Sunshine… and Monardella Odoratissima… hard to resist its fragrance… and all the lovely names 🙂

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NOVEMBER NATIVES: California Aster & Little Moonshine

Achillea millefolium ‘Little Moonshine’ Perennial Solutions: Achillea ‘Little Moonshine’ Aster chilensis ‘Point St. George’ California Aster (Symphyotrichum) chilensis ‘Point Saint George’ New Front Yard: Butterflies love Point St. George asters

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Happy October Birthdays! Moonshine Yarrow (Achillea ‘Moonshine’) Achillea millefolium ‘Red Velvet’ “Yarrow” Epilobium canum ‘Catalina’ – Catalina Fuchsia Lanceleaf Liveforever (Dudleya lanceolata)

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REDWOOD ITINERARIES: Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

Short fall day trip to Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park… to learn about the mysterious albino redwoods… we found two… the Phantom of the Forest… and the Ghost Buster 🙂

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SANTA CRUZ: Magic Monterey Bay

When the Valley is hot… we find the magic of Santa Cruz… a beautiful California day!

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SAN FRANCISCO: Bouquets to Art 35

This flower exhibit is such a playful and fragrant treat… one of the highlights had native flowers… and musical notes… other a dog… and Ben-Day dots… chairs and squares… sandwiches and oranges… waterfalls… a rainbow… a steamship… Claude, the white … Continue reading

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