So, if not 2014, then when? Well, I will certainly be watching my oak for its next mast year, and I’ll keep you posted.
Lastly, to go out with a bang, my over-the road-oak lit up by fireworks for my son’s 18 1/2th birthday (because we never did it on his 18th).
With thanks again to Lucy at Loose and Leafy for hosting this ‘Follow a tree’ meme.
As we’ll be away over the end of the month, this is a quick post put together just before our departure.
The island has been so dry recently that the Duver is really parched in areas, and yet certain plants are still performing spectacularly. The chamomile in the foreground is, I think, more floriferous than I’ve ever seen it. Is it the dry it likes or is this a delayed appreciation of the very wet spring?
Another plant doing well I haven’t noticed before is deadly nightshade, Atropa belladonna – extremely toxic and yet used to make the drug Atropine.
With many thanks to Gail, who hosts Wildflower Wednesday from Clay and Limestone in Tennessee.