…the time of cattails,
a little later than usual,
but the furry corn dogs are finally ready, and so were my halflings.
Cattail spells were cast on long wands, sending fluff floating high into the sky,
only to rain down into eyes,
and onto the end of long Anubis noses.
Next years crop of cattail wands is going to be a lot larger as I have now introduced another bog tank dedicated to this versatile marginal plant.
While all this activity was going on I decided to ignite a corn dog myself (as you do) to see just how good of a tinder these plants actually make.
This time I made sure I was not in close proximity to any of my ornamental grasses.
I checked on the two tiny plumosa ferns that I planted against my gate a few weeks back.
like the entrance to a Hobbiton domicile…
well, that is the goal at least.
This plumosa in another part of the Patch has been strangling this Tikki torch for quite some time. I decided to unravel it,
then re-ravel it onto a more permanent structure.
My rosemary bushes are in full form at the moment, most of them are blooming or just about to.
Can you have too many?…
I know I have, and they are huge, great for an entryway.
Winter foliage color provided by a purple leaf sand cherry,
Prunus x cistena
and my ever-spreading desert trumpet vine, also known as Port St.John’s Creeper or Port St.John’s-klimop.
This vine looks great when most things don’t.
Just as she was making a new friend the hatchling’s rather large mother returned…
Getting smoother now…
I am proud to announce that we have now entered the 3rd stage (pre-polishing) rock tumbling phase (snort), this phase apparently lasts between 7 and 10 days,
A little more enthusiasm is in order here Hermione?
Stay Tuned for:
“You Can’t Handle the Tooth”
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