Category Archives: First of the season

The Newest in New

Been metaphorically assaulting the trails this week.  Always nice to see a few blooms that are new to my list.  See if you can spot some of these rare beauties:

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Giddy for Gridley

Elisa made the trek to the trough this last weekend with the Canon and the Lukester in tow.  Join us for a bevy of botanic beauties:

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Erin & Elisa’s Excellent Adventure

Elisa and her pal from LA Erin hit Gridley on Sunday morning for a warm and wonderful wander.  Not only did they return with a veritable treasure trove of pictures, but the poor achy lasses followed up by helping me … Continue reading

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Multitude of Pulchritude

Greetings and welcome to my colorful corner of the interwebs.  What I lack in chatter I will more than make up for in photos of the glory that is spring in Ojai.  This week’s gallery features photos from no less … Continue reading

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Elisa Behind the Lens

Elisa hit the wet trails this weekend and was kind enough to bring the ole apparatus, let’s all say thank you. Working on February’s calendar and will have the ever popular plant of the month for Friday. I know you … Continue reading

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Sarah Snaps so I can Nap

A perfect spring morning in Sisar Canyon.  I’m busily tending to my propagative duties while new superintern Sarah mans the SLR.  She scores some rare blooms, some FBOTS (first bloom of the season) and even a new mystery plant for … Continue reading

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Pretty Good Friday

Spring is upon us, the March rains have breathed new life into our dusty trails.  I actually saw some green bark ceanothus just starting to push out flower buds.  So much great stuff on the calendar for this weekend, weather … Continue reading

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