Tag Archives: Garden

Roses: Backyard Wild Flowers – Year Two

Last year I planted wildflower seeds in my backyard, my first contribution to the “garden”. Stalks sprouted but that was the extent of growth last year. THIS year however has grown much better results. The following pictures are from the … Continue reading

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Roses: Spring Irises

The irises in my backyard have been blooming steadily, more and more opening up, the last four days. Here are the photos I took day by day. DAY ONE: DAY TWO: DAY THREE: DAY FOUR:

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Roses: Mullein; Verbascum thapsus

I took these pictures in my Grandfathers vegetable garden in Dayton, MD. Mullein aka Verbascum thapsus has many nicknames including Cowboy’s Toilet Paper, Velvetback, Lady’s Foxglove, Hag’s Taper’s, Flannel Plant, Graveyard Dust, Old Man’s Fennel, and many more. It’s a … Continue reading

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