Tag Archives: Roses (Plant Category)

Roses and Red Foxes: Wildlife in Howard County

Wildlife spottings all around Howard County: Hawk, heron, groundhog, and rabbit spottings are in abundance now. Deer and chipmunk spottings are increasing. Dayton, MD: I saw a red fox at my grandpa’s house. Centennial Lake: Lots of rabbits, a deer, … Continue reading

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Roses: Grandpa’s Garden

The following photos are from my grandpa’s garden in Dayton, MD. A kind of Kniphofia For more information on Kniphofia read an old post of mine: https://rosesrocksandredfoxes.wordpress.com/2012/06/16/roses-kniphofia/ Red Clover Honeysuckle growing on a reaching limb

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Roses: Pics From Grandpa’s House

The following are plants from my grandpa’s house from mid May. His azaleas were past their peak, but still not too bad looking. I missed the peak days for his poppies too but he had one or two still hanging … Continue reading

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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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Favorite Local Places: Appalachian Trail Section #3 – Wolfsville Rd to Route 40

On January 12th, I started my attempt to hike the all the Maryland Appalachian Trail Hikes (offered through Howard County Recreation and Parks). The first one offered was Section #3. February 9th is Section #2 and in March will be … Continue reading

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Roses: Squash Plant Clippings

So, there is thing garden plot outside my front door that used to be maintained by a woman a few doors down. She planted flowers and other plants (not vegetables or food plants) in there for years, ever since I … Continue reading

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