What I think from orchid are: my first violin teacher, Buddha, my friend Lydia, “Adaptation” and “Happy Together”.
Finally, I saw that a squirrel enjoyed eating pears this year.
I just noticed the oregano flower is bloomed this year!
Our Russian neighbor who made us crabapple jam moved to California. They served us with tea. Russian crabapple jam is more like appetizer. They cook just sugar and water.
The foliage is occasionally used fresh or cooked in Japanese cuisine. It was also used as an herbal remedy in Classical Japan. It contains Quercetin which has been shown to have anti-cancer activity in vitro.
I would never come to think if pear blossoms was edible . . . My visitors eat pear blossom, not only blossom but also buds and fruit.
I am not a minimalist, but I like using white space (or negative space) and creating a clean work.
So, I am happy to know that these cucumbers are waxed with Honey Beeswax!
I bought lettuce, asparagus, basil, baby broccoli and cucumber at a local farmers market. I was very happy to I get healthy vegetables until . . . When I began washing the cucumber,
I discovered that I love thistle honey last year! Lavender cookies are so tasty, but I have never tried lavender honey. Is there lavender honey, by the way? I’ve seen honey bees on lavender flowers.
Imagine if you are taking pictures of Dierama (fairy’s fishing rod) when wind is blowing. I happened to have a digital camera with video that day!
Ranunculaceae キンポウゲ科 Aquilegia オダマキ属
I waited for several months — to buy organic thistle honey! I finally got one jar at Lake Forest Park Farmers Market today!
Every time I hear or read about bees disappearing, I feel that I have to go to my territory to check it out.
I had no idea what carrot flowers look like. I never even thought about.
Liliaceae ユリ科 Tulipa チューリップ属
Magnoliaceae モクレン科 Magnolia モクレン属