Halloween candy is seemingly endless this year, sugar rushes sparking some odd behavioral patterns.
“Don’t tell me…your a Boxer?”
Staying with odd behavioral patterns:
How about this animated female sago palm!
She was clutching a bunch of new red seeds in her megasporophyll basket (which are in fact the modified leaves of the sago).
Also on our travels…
A writhing stand of Variegated Century Plant (Agave americana var. marginata), and not a long-nose weevil in sight…yet!
After a bite to eat it was onto Laguna Gloria sculpture park.
The installation below is called the “Net-Work”
by Korean sculptor and installation artist Do Ho Suh:
Gold and chrome plating over plastic figures that are attached onto a nylon fishing net,
this must have taken some serious patience to fabricate.
The park also has plenty of mature sabals.
Back in the Patch:
My two pecan trees have been busy of late, dropping all their droppings over as big an area as possible.
It has been a bumper crop of pecan nuts this year so I naturally called on some child labor for harvesting.
…get off the iPad…
…and get busy shelling.”
Cold temperatures have triggered fatsia japonica into bloom and initiated new growth.
Last of the mist flowers being held by a light deprived agave.
I will leave you with a few images of the “Garden of cosmic speculation” by landscape architect Charles Jencks at his home near Dumfries in South West Scotland, my old stomping ground.
The 30 acre sculpture garden is inspired by science and mathematics drawing references and influence from black holes and fractals.
Stay Tuned For:
“Barf or Peach?”
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