Tag: winter

End of Winter – Tabebuia

End of Winter – Tabebuia

At the end of winter, South Florida turns to gold. At least it looks that way as Tabebuia Aura blooms. Also known as the Yellow Trumpet Tree, it’s an attractive tree that grows into a bonsai to oak like shape. Farther south, in Central and […]

End of Winter – Subtropical Bloom

End of Winter – Subtropical Bloom

Although subtropical seasons are tightly bound to wet and dry, there is a subtropic winter. But by February it’s gone. no chance of temperature below 50 winds shift from NE to SW humidity increases dramatically chance of thundershowers temperate climate plants thinks it’s June dormant […]

Turquoise Water – Not

Turquoise Water – Not

  Ah transparent turquoise water blended in an azure sea, framed by palm lined, white sand beaches, crystal sky, and a warm tropical sun. It’s a magical, delightful, intoxicating image and experience. But in the subtropics, the ocean isn’t alway this way. Today, it’s everything […]

Manatee Time

Manatee Time

Well, our annual two days of winter have arrived. Highest temperatures will be in the 50s, lows are in the low 30s. Infrequently, the lowest temperatures dip into the upper 20s. This year it’s forecast to be an exceptionally cold one. For those adjusted to […]

More Than Just Parks

More Than Just Parks

Oh my gosh! If you love nature, you will more than enjoy More Than Just Parks. The HD video shorts are more than inspirational. They are phenomenal! And they bring tears to this once, far away, western yahoo. -dB

Reflections – 2010

Reflections – 2010

It’s time to reflect on the previous season’s beekeeping. This is the most disastrous beekeeping year I’ve ever had. And I’ve a few bad ones. But this is the first bad one since going natural, more than a decade ago. When things are going great […]