Wildflowers - 10 April

When Dayna and I left the house this morning, the plan was to go to an out of the way spot on Rogers Creek and catch and photograph a few fish. We did end up doing that – and I’ll cover that in a separate post tonight or tomorrow – but we found so many […]

Around the yard...

A few minutes spent wandering about the yard turned up a freshly bloomed Flowering Dogwood (Cornus florida,)


Wildflowers - 5 April

All photos taken at Big Spring except for the Blackjack Oak, which was taken on Skyline Drive.

Bluebells (Mertensia virginica)


Corkwood & Sand Pond

The plan for today was to visit Sand Pond Conservation Area, on the Arkansas line in Ripley County. I took the long way around, going through Poplar Bluff instead of Doniphan, because the road is much better and I could stop for breadfast (I love Hardee’s blueberry biscuits!) This detour of sorts turned out […]

Wildflowers - 25 March

Just a quick trip around the yard to see what’s about today. We’ll start with the Serviceberry (Amelanchier arborea) growing up by the county road.