Old Friends

Starbursts of California Buttercup, long blooming.             Old Friends Our morning walks are meetings with many old friends, natives to this area, always blooming in the same locations. They are a little later this year with the cold winter and early spring, but they remind us, This is the beginning,… Read more »

Blue Wildrye

Gaviota and the silhouetted blue wildrye.  Some years ago we contracted with Judith Larner Lowry to identify native plants on our ranch so we might better understand how to support the unique mix of plants that are at home here. One of my favorite perennial bunch grasses is blue wildrye, seen here silhouetted against the… Read more »