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the solstice

Hello everyone, and Happy Summer Solstice for those of you in the Northern Hemisphere; once again it is I, Chess the purebred border collie, here to bring you the latest and most excitingly excellent news from our garden as is … Continue reading

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from the prairies

This is Penstemon cobaea, the largest flowered of all the penstemons. According to Pennell in Scrophulariaceae of Eastern Temperate North America (which everyone not paid by the word refers to as SETNA), Nuttall, in his journey to “the Arkansas Territory”, found this species growing … Continue reading

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