The garden really looks and feels like Fall, particularly on a cool afternoon. Peaceful - and oh, so many birds eating seeds, fruits and insects. These pictures are from 11/16/16.
|Mother Nature's Backyard - Fall, in a period of drought|
|Mother Nature has been stingy with the rain recently, so we're supplying a little |
'artificial rain' to the gardens
|New CNPS Native Plant signs now on our 'Wall of Pride'|
|Toyon espalier still looks fabulous!|
|Fall highlights the contrasts between light and dark|
|Need to cut back the Sagebrush so we can see the entire Toyon espalier.|
|We trim back the Buckwheats last, so the birds can eat the seeds.|
|Lovely, tranquil Fall; one of our favorite seasons.|
|The Garden of Health was quiet today.|
|Things were very different during the Friends of Gardena Willows |
10th Year Anniversary celebration on Sunday!
|Representative Maxine Waters talks about the importance of the Preserve to|
the citizens - and to her.
|Fall color from our October Plant of the Month (Pink honeysuckle - Lonicera hispidula)|
For a slideshow of Mother Nature's Backyard from 2012 to 2015 see: http://www.slideshare.net/cvadheim/mnby-through-the-years