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Friday, March 21, 2014

Spring is here Scavenger Hunt

I looked and looked for a yellow rose photo – you know the song ‘The yellow rose of Texas’ -I just went to the Texas A&M University archives to get the words, I was going to give you a line of two, and wow it is so politically incorrect in today’s world that I had to drop that Idea….  I don’t have a photo of a yellow rose anyway.

In Missouri City we have so many parks, and many of them have a wetland or grassland reclamation, so Spring is a delight of wild flowers.  I’ve done a couple of posts on these flowers and look forward to not only showing you more, but finding their names also.  I have to go shopping for a book or two.  In the past posts (hypertext above), I have used almost my whole archive collection of  yellow Flowers, wild and cultivated, in south Texas,  so I had to go with what I could find this week at the garden center -DSC_4467

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I had a beautiful plant on the front steps last fall, and here in proud declaration, standing tall, the first leaf, proof of life after this very cold winter.

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And a new spring shoe to start my summer exercise program….

9 comments:

  1. Gosh, Ginger, three excellent images! The first has a dreamy quality I love. You will love exercising in those shoes!

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  2. I loooove that leave and also your new shoes, i would wear them too <3

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  3. great post Ginger! love the leaf and the pink shoe is awesome!! can you run faster in them? :-)

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  4. Nice macro on that cactus. A new pair of shoes can get the exercise program off to a good start. Rebecca

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  5. A nice collection. I love the idea of new shoes to get back into exercising.

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  6. Now you've got me curious about the Yellow Rose of Texa, lol. Love those images. I'm not bold enough to wear pink sneakers but they sure are a lovely color.

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    1. hi Ann, this potted plant is a tropical and dies back on its own with temperatures under 40 f. I cut the dead stuff out so new growth could come from the roots.

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