Monthly Archives: April 2012

Broom is NOT Beautiful

Broom, probably the Scotch variety, is taking over the world, and we will never get rid of it. It is referred to as an “escaped exotic” or “pest plant” because it is not native to the U.S. and definitely not … Continue reading

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The Brilliance of Orioles

They’re ba-ack! Isn’t this Hooded Oriole beautiful? (Or, it could very well be an Altamira Oriole way out of its south Texas range.) We have a pair of Bullock’s Orioles as well. All hang out in the Western half of … Continue reading

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