Spring on Spain’s Costa de la Luz (the Atlantic part of the coastline) is an explosion of wildflower blossoms, from red poppies and yellow-and-white daisies to purple thistles and blue borage. I plucked a few while staying in the dusty little village of El Palmar to study more closely.
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Big bro and kid bro dandelion hanging out in front of the techno club ://aboutblank. Giving them a once over: cool couple hops and Ailanthus altissima.
Kind of gross, kind of gorgeous. I left this red ranunculus blossom in a water glass on my office windowsill over the weekend. Today I found it had drunk all the water and stuck itself to the bottom of the glass in a surprising way. Beautiful decay? Or just slimy?
“Make your own sunshine,” Sylee titled the blog post on Berlin Reified featuring her photos of this make-your-own tulips kit, made here in Berlin. Yes, we must make our own sunshine here in the gray city at the moment, holding our breaths, waiting for spring to come and bring us the real thing!
Photo by Sylee Gore, Berlin Reified
I was already planning to celebrate the recent appearance of this year’s first snowdrops with a post of some sort. Then I found out that my friend Eric Larson, manager of Yale’s Marsh Botanical Garden, introduces this little white early bird of a flower in the latest video he’s hosted for an internet project called GardenClips.
The first crocus I’ve seen this year. There were snowdrops too. Spring is near. Can’t wait.
In a charming plant-themed café in northeastern Kyoto, even the bathroom sink was made of wood and adorned with a fresh hydrangea wreath and a rosemary sprig.