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In Search of Nectar

I was uncomfortable, frozen in a not quite upright position, but I had to remain unnoticed. I was standing up after examining a recently pruned lower limb on my Desert Willow (Chilopsis linearis). The buzz of wings alerted me to … Continue reading

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Taking Too Much

Twenty-one fully-opened white primrose blossoms at the peak of my three Oenothera caespitosa plants—the stars of my 2009 rock garden. I checked them every morning, my joy boosted by bloom count. Conversely, tethered to the amount of critter-caused damage was heartache. After … Continue reading

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