CFFC: Green & Orange

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge continues with its color series. This week the colors are orange and green separately or combined. These combos were taken at the Park Ridge Farmer’s Market. My zinnias in the full bloom of summer Ripening tomatoes A tree in the process of turning into fall color Lovebirds in Tanzania Entrance to […]

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CFFC & FOTD: Yellow and Pink

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge this week is the colors pink and yellow. Also posted for Cee’s FOTD 10/16/20 Separate: Flowers in October (yellow dahlias & pink roses) Together: Flowers Together: Sculpture Together: Signs Together: Goldfinches on coneflowers Together: Birthday cake

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FOTD: White Shrimp Plant

This unusual and interesting species that I captured at the Chicago Botanic Gardens in July is the white shrimp plant. I don’t know why, but somehow the name fits! It is also called “Squirrel Tail” and “Paper Plume” (I like this name!) and its scientific name is justicia betonica or justicia pallidior. It is native […]

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