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Walk and Squawk

The Og2’s exhibition space is great, though muggy. With al the rain the local park has flooded; its duck pond has become one with Lake Ontario. The Trumpeter swans and Canada geese seem little perturbed. One energized  Red-winged blackbird passed … Continue reading

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Quince and Lilac

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Beauty and the Buzz

A tree flower: Sirdavidia solannona, named in honour of Sir David Attenborough, probably buzz-pollinated. (Another 2016 New Species candidate.) For you: Sirdavidia’s da buzz! H/T: Sirdavidia, an extraordinary new genus of Annonaceae from Gabon

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Cat and Dog in Vancouver

Spot the houseboat cat. Anxious canine watching his human through the cafe window, having a latte.  Oh, and there are lots of flowers here…

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Gerbera Gusto

The Barberton daisies I grew up with looked different from the one above, which is probably a hothouse-grown hybrid. Gerbera jamesonii There were red ones, but I liked the white ones: By JMK – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=21413551Continue reading

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So Strelitzia

   Of course, this Strelitzia is hiding its true colours; but this inviting Strelitzia is flaunting its… Which makes it happy:   

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Fuchsia Finery

Checking if ye olde IFTTT algorithm works for fuchsias. I don’t want to break the internet.

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The Summer Garden

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A Trifecta of Tidbits

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Pics of the Day

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