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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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Dreaming of a White Ceanothus

Stand anywhere in the Ojai Valley and look up and to your north or west.  Well, not anywhere, this won’t work from your guest bathroom, I mean outside.  Notice the white patchwork covering our beloved hillsides?  Now get thee to … Continue reading

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Gridley Gallivant

Once again, sorry about the photos from last week, they were truly breathtaking.  These are about a month old but I thought you’d enjoy.  Let’s go Rangers!

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Gridley Checklist

Hiking Gridley to the water trough (less than 3 miles) yesterday.  Spotted 3 from my “rare beauties” list.  I am officially adding Death Camas to my list, with a name like that you know it’s badass.  Ojai Fritillary will be … Continue reading

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9 Reasons Why Drought Ain’t So Bad

Gee I picked a heck of a year to start writing about wildflowers… Some fun facts to get you warmed up.  Wettest Ojai rain season on record, 47.3 inches in 1978.  Driest, 7.32 inches in 1972.  This year, around 5 … Continue reading

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Hail to the Chiefs

President’s weekend is upon us, and a quick check of the handy dandy events calendar reveals only one event of note.  I asked Lanny over at Herb Walks if he had any previews for tomorrow’s hike up Gridley in Ojai.  … Continue reading

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