Natural Ecosystems and Diversity: What’s Blooming

mariposa tulip grows in the hot, open meadows               Natural Ecosystems and Diversity: What’s Blooming The end of wild flower season brings some of my favorites: mariposa tulip, bog candle, and Neptune’s trident. ¬†They are all a part of the healthy diversity of this ecosystem in which we live…. Read more »

Bog Candle

Bog Candle One of the last in the spring wildflower series, the bog candle is just finishing its bloom on the edge of the forest. The first time I saw it, I marveled at its delicate beauty.  Then suddenly, I saw it everywhere! An orchid,  it blooms on our ranch in June into early July…. Read more »