All posts filed under: Botanical

Butterfly Bush

Walked out to the garden this afternoon and found the most wonderful sign of spring: dozens of butterflies and flowers in full bloom. They hovered so slowly over the butterfly bush, almost as if sedated by the nectar of the flowers, so that I was […]

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Moortens Botanical Gardens

  Moorten’s Botanical Gardens is one of my three favorite places to shop for new cactus every season; the other two being The Cactus Mart in Morongo Valley and the Living Desert nursery in Palm Desert. Moorten’s is by far the oldest, having first been […]

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Easter Morning

It’s Easter morning, spring is here, flowers are in full bloom, sun is shining, horses are munching on hay, dogs are smiling, cat is sleeping; life is good. Sorry about the corny post today, but it really doesn’t get much better.


Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden

  Normally, I try to only go on hikes that are pet-friendly so that I can bring along my perfect companions: those of the four-legged variety. But every once in a while, I’ll make an exception when I hear about a special place like the […]