David Salman on October 12th, 2009

Walking out in my yard the other afternoon, I was staring at the ground looking a small plant when a movement caught my eye. As I looked closer I came to realize it was something completely unexpected and intriguing; the sight of a native bee, hard at work building her burrow. Share on Facebook

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David Salman on October 2nd, 2009

This Mediterranean native bulb commonly known as Lily of the Field or Winter Daffodil provides a brief but fabulous bit of color in the fall xeriscape. The large, deep yellow, six petaled flowers appear suddenly in late September here in Santa Fe’s high elevation, short season Zone 6 climate. (They bloom later in warmer areas.) […]

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