• Posts Tagged ‘Chlorogalum pomeridianum’

    Soap Plant in full bloom

    by  • July 24, 2011 • Plant Profiles, Sierra Foothills

    Soap plant close up

    Studying the singular Soap Plant As the season passes, the Soap Plant is on the wane, still over 7 feet tall, waving over the drying meadow and garden. Here is a record of its life cycle here in the Sierra foothills. Wavyleaf Soap Plant, Chlorogalum pomeridianum Startling at first, this strange plant is really very...

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    What’s blooming in June

    by  • June 27, 2011 • Garden, Plant Profiles, Sierra Foothills, Summer

    Here are the native and non-native flowers and plants that are blooming this month in my Sierra foothill garden. The green seedpods of the Chocolate-scented daisy will dry in a layered pattern circling the center of the flower. None of the seeds I collected sprouted with the winter-sown method this year so further reading will have...

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    Working quietly along with quail

    by  • June 19, 2011 • Projects, Sierra Foothills

    Weeding the natural meadow I work quietly, allowing my thoughts to fade away into just being. I especially don’t think about the enormity of my goal, and the only urgency I feel is the one. The weeds are going to seed. The last three days I have spent in the natural meadow two levels...

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