Category Archives: Identifying Plants

Plant Life

The Devil Plant, the Star Jasmine is on the march again. You can see a reaching tendril starting to wrap around a branch of the “Purple Potato Bush” tree. In time, it will tighten and even start to strangle the … Continue reading

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Out in the Yard

The back wall of the back yard is dominated by a large shade tree outside between the house and the highway.  It drops these little flowers all spring, and creates little hard berries that require I wear sandals most of … Continue reading

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Easter Tree?

I came across this tree when walking through the neighborhood today. A tree in the front yard was decorated by hanging Easter eggs from the tree. It might be a good idea to avoid that house around Mother’s Day.

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