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Current Photos of Mother Nature's Backyard

Days alternating between hot and 'June gloom' cool. Gardens are definitely edging into early summer.  Spectacular right now are the several species of buckwheat, Blue elderberry, Cliff aster, California verbena, Southwestern mock vervain and some late spring bulbs. These pictures are from 6/17/2018. 
 
  
Lovely summer pastels on a cloudy day.

One of our resident California Towhees.



Rosy buckwheat beginning to bloom in earnest.

Purple is Cleveland sage.



Some of the Narrowleaf milkweed is starting to bloom.

Love those late bulbs - this is a Brodiaea

Orange buckets used for spot watering new plants.

Ah!  the pastels of summer!
 
 
Garden of Health transitions to summer.


 
 
For a slideshow of Mother Nature's Backyard from 2012 to 2017 see: https://www.slideshare.net/cvadheim/mnby-through-the-years-90390413
 
For a slideshow of Mother Nature's Garden of Health from 2014-2017 see: https://www.slideshare.net/cvadheim/mngoh-through-the-years
























 
















































































































 


















 









 


































 





 





 
 

 

 











 





























  










 




 


 











































































































 

 



























































































 


















































 



 




























































 

 







 














  






























































































































































 
 
 








































 
 
 




















 










 
 



















 

































 

 
 


 










 































 
 











 







 


 


 





 






 



 



 














 
 















 





































 
































































































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