Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Around the Neighborhood

Pictures taken from May 15 through May 24. I'm putting up the alt text tag now, I'll get around to it!







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16 comments:

Randal Graves said...

First: are those mushrooms magic?

Last: you dirty old man.

Jennifer said...

The delicate flowers in the second one looks like sweet peas (my mother planted those religiously every year, but I'm not sure the stem looks right. I'm thinking it might also be some kind of morning glory. What is it, thundra??

The columbine are pretty. Ours just opened.

Pretty pictures, as usual.

Big Bad Bald Bastard said...

First: are those mushrooms magic?

That's a picture of Smurftown.

M. Bouffant said...

Bridesmaids!

M. Bouffant said...

And I hope that's the father of the bride.

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

I love the built environment on that corner. Awesome, old, and falling apart.

Hey...I resemble that!

Smut Clyde said...

The delicate flowers in the second one looks like sweet peas

Bougainvillea.

Smut Clyde said...

First: are those mushrooms magic?
Coprinopsis atramentaria.
Good eating if you pick them before they melt into ink but they will FUCK YOU UP if you are drinking at the same time. Or so I hear from a friend.

Jennifer said...

Bougainvillea

Really? Maybe I'm just thinking of the classic magenta/purple ones and the white is throwing me off. I also think of them in huge hanging clumps.

Snag said...

Foliage. We used to have that here until the permafrost took over.

Brando said...

And I hope that's the father of the bride.

LOL

zombie rotten mcdonald said...

And I hope that's the father of the bride.

So do I. SOMEone has to pick up the bar tab.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

I finally got around to making some alt text titles for those flowers.

I believe S.C. is correct, in fact those look like Bougainvillea (Spectoperuviana Group) 'Mary Palmer'.

I recall when I got one of my better Monarch butterfly pictures, it was on one of these bushes outside this same garage. I thought it was a hibiscus back then, but they have plenty of Mandevilla planted there, too. Maybe I'll ask next time some one is out there working on the garden.
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Jennifer said...

I was thinking that one looked like a hibiscus, but don't know if they winter there... I was also thinking they look like a clematis... especially the one on the right.

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

None of these winter here, Jennifer, those two are in pots.

And all the ones along the fence (I'm pretty sure they are Mandevilla) get replanted there each year.

P.S. I walked by the park where the Bougainvillea is, and I was told that plant gets taken inside in the winter.
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Aunt Snow said...

Wow, those are shrooms! too cool.