COLOR IN THE DESERT

Here are some photos from a recent walk in the high desert on the Colorado Plateau. There is so much color out there, it is very impressive! The wildflowers are (clockwise): Tidytip, Potts Prickly Pear, Globemallow, and Phlox.  

NATIONAL POLLINATOR WEEK

It’s National Pollinator Week! Celebrate them, as they do so much. For example the cross pollination of honeybees around the world helps 30% of food crops and 90% of  flower plants to thrive. Bees also spread seeds, many plants would die off without them doing this. Pollinators clockwise: White-Lined Sphinx Moth, female Broad-Tailed Hummingbird, Honeybee,… Read More NATIONAL POLLINATOR WEEK

A PLEASANT HIKE

Here are some photos from a recent hike, I was in a stretch of Ponderosa Pine forest in northern Arizona. The wildflowers are (clockwise): Tansy Ragwort, Western Blue Flag, Desert Paintbrush, and Silvery Lupine. BENEFITS OF HIKING