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Springtime skink

There are so many signs that it’s spring in New Orleans.  The azaleas are popping everywhere, the wisteria is starting up, and the live oak trees are wearing their chartreuse coats of flowers instead of their dark green glossy leaves. … Continue reading

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Spring comes to the front yard

The anise is blooming.  Extra-cool because it’s a native plant.  My friend’s land in Mississippi is carpeted with these beautiful shrubs.  I think I need to get out there soon.  Making a mental plan right now!

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Spring on our street #2

Baby spring leaves on the oaks across the street.  Spring is quick and these leaves will be dark and glossy soon!

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Spring on our street

And maybe your street too, sooner or later.  These are the ubiquitous Bradford pears, commonly dotting yards and lining sidewalks.  I love the delicate pink stamens.  Happy spring!

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Spring cypress

Each of these little green bundles will become a feathery frond of cypress needles – spring is here in NOLA! Oh, and if you’re a fan of nature photos, please head on over to my coaching blog for a virtual … Continue reading

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Spring is early . . .

I’m usually looking for this riot of pink around Valentine’s Day, but we haven’t had any cold weather to speak of this year, so the Japanese magnolias are in full force!  These colorful trees are pretty popular so there are … Continue reading

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