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It’s Blooming!

August 13th, 2012

A few weeks ago, I noticed my Echeveria Peacockii Succulent was getting ready to bloom. I’ve been carefully watching and waiting for the blooms to open up.

It really is quite lovely and interesting. It’s not just a pretty face, I notice that the hummingbirds are always flying around it enjoying it’s nectar.

I sometimes wonder if the hummingbirds love plants like this in northern gardens. No doubt they enjoy echeverias when they’re spending the winter in tropical regions. Maybe for them it’s like it is for me when I savor a Colombian treat that reminds me of my childhood in South America.

Are there any foods/scents that bring back memories of a different time/place for you?

Reading & Watching

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This is a daily journal of my efforts to cultivate a more simple life, through local eating, gardening and so many other things. We used to live in a small suburban neighborhood Ohio but moved to 153 acres in Liberty, Maine in 2012.