A Ruby -Throated hummingbird arrives!

March 6th, 2018

A hummingbird has arrived!!!!!!! 12:50 pm today, Monday March 5, 2018, Thomasville Georgia! Already reported to hummingbirds.net. Looks like a female.

Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve 2018

February 7th, 2018

On Tuesday February 6th I visited The Wolf Creek Trout Lily Preserve in Whigham Georgia. I arrived a little after 2 pm and it was sunny, dry and 75 degrees F. I was also the only visitor all afternoon and I spent two hours slowly walking the well marked trails taking pictures.Trillium maculatum blooming away.
below is a rare 4 leaved Trillium maculatumThe volunteers did a great job marking the trails and creating signage. Many of the signs described the plants and trees.
The Bluestem Dwarf Palmetto graced the lower trail along the creek

Swamp Milkweed in Bloom

June 26th, 2017

Swamp Milkweed blooming with a bumblebee at the native plant park along concourse lake in West Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, Sunday, June 25, 2017

Asclepius incarnata