Planters Box in Spring

As the last bits of snow (at 5000 ft, plenty up high still) melt up here in the West Central mountains of Idaho, U.S.A., some of the first Earthlings to emerge happy, and eager are the succulents, spiders, and ground cover creeping plants.

A Delicate Display

This delicate Crocosmia Iris, pre-bloom (thanks ┬áto my buddy Sydney for identifying this plant), caught my eye this summer as I wandered through one of my favorite local spots, Charlies Gardens. The curved angles of the stems, and the almost grain like look of the nearly blooming flowers, and dark red color, wrapped in a … More A Delicate Display