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Fun with Filters: 12 Free Spring Nature Photos

Free Spring Nature Photos. No attribution needed photos: flower photos. bee photos, butterfly photos, grape leaf photo. Movavi Photo Editor Review

Free Spring Nature Photos. No attribution needed stock images: flower photos. bee photos, butterfly photos, grape leaf photo. Movavi Photo Editor Review

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Take a Hike at the Beautiful Santa Rosa Plateau

The Santa Rosa Plateau located near Murrieta, CA in the Santa Ana Mountains is a great place to hike and learn about California's history and native ecology

The Santa Rosa Plateau located near Murrieta, CA in the Santa Ana Mountains is a great place to hike and learn about California’s history and native ecology.

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Autumn’s Beauty Wreath: A Story of Trial and Error

Autumn's Beauty Wreath: Using seed pods and dried flowers and fruit to create a fall door wreath. Autumn Door Wreath. California Native Plants.

Using seed pods and dried flowers and fruit to create a fall door wreath.

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Photos of My Favorite California Native Plants

Photos of California Native Plants in a home landscape. Toyon, Chitalpa, Arctostaphylos, Ceanothus, Zauschneria, Erigeron

In honor of California Native Plant Week I thought I’d share with you some photos of my favorite California native plants, all of which just so happen to be in my backyard.   Last week I posted some photos of the overall landscape in place in our yard since we switched to a drought tolerant …

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Drought Tolerant Gardening with California Native Plants

Drought Tolerant Gardening with California Native Plants: having a water wise garden doesn't have to be rocks and cacti.

While Northern California may have received plenty of rain this winter, the El Nino seems to have missed Southern California again this year. While we did get more precipitation than we have in the past few years we are still in a drought and we will be for the foreseeable future. Homeowners and businesses would …

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Gorgeous Greens – Spring Garden Photos

Gorgeous Greens - Spring Garden Photos - strawberries, grapes, peas, manzanitas, coffeeberry

In honor of St Patrick’s Day and the first day of Spring right around the corner, I thought I ‘d share some gorgeous green spring garden photos with you.             Related Post Saturday in my yard Trying to find perspective through flowers. Weekly Summary of FMS Photo a Day: Aug …

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Butterflies and Bees in the Garden

Papilio eurymedon in Salvia (pale swallowtail butterfly in sage blossoms)

Whenever I do a photo post I try to  link up on Photo Friday over at Pierced Wonderings. Even when I don’t link up I like to go look at the gorgeous pictures Jen and the others share. Last week I was awed by the critter photos on Inspired by June. I was amazed at …

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January 2016 – Garden Photos

lef growing on California Lilac

I know it is February 3rd, and I am just now posting January Garden Photos. I could have backdated the post by a few days, but the truth is I just now got them edited to put up. January in a California native garden is actually just the beginning of a magical time. Especially if …

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