blue jays. flickers. great horned owl. hairy woodpecker. ravens. robins. hawks aplenty, 1 wingèd stoop. crows. a hornworm.* butterflies. bees.
2 coyotes. a skunk. rabbits, 1 juvenile. 2 fawns.
a ladybug in flight. wild raspberries. a tall sunflower grove.
*Whoa, sphinx moths can have up to a 14" proboscis.
**Amaranthaceae - spinach, beet, sugarbeet, chard, quinoa, 'pigweed family'
chives. some 3 dandelion flowers. it was a pine siskin, not a yellow sparrow, and there was a red-winged blackbird in cattails. skunk, deer, frogs, grouse.
spring dandelion-potato salad. cut hot cooked potatoes into washed fresh greens (the heat will slightly wilt and debitter). add oil, mint, caraway seed, chives, salt and pepper to taste. neat-o. checking edible flowers: lilacs, dandelions, elder on Pinterest.
dandelion: Asteraceae (genus: Taraxacum). edible in its entirety.
dried roots, for dandelion root coffee.
whoa. what a big melt. the daisies have new shoots. (and here i've been indoors picking fallen palm flowers from the rug, with tweezers.) it's like. it's like...
it's like half grass, half snow. w/chunks of ice. very unusually ... early! so, gave water, threw leaves, covered with snow. (not the fly)
Arecaceae (palm) | Asteraceae (daisies)
phenology & plant families, garden hardiness zone 4
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