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The last Tree Year post on my Honeysuckle

My honeysuckle in the blue pot looks pretty much the same as it did a year ago: a lot of empty branches, some remaining brownish leaves and some berries to be picked by European Robins or other birds. It will … Continue reading

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Last Post on my Lunch Tree

It didn’t work out as planned: for Tree Year, instead of coffee and sweeties after lunch, I wanted to go see a tree and take photos and write about it. I was able to watch the seasons on that big … Continue reading

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September and October Treeyear

Looking back at two fall months and what some of the contributors reported: Katie saw a Red-shoulderd Hawk and a Monarch on her coast Douglas-Fir (link). Lucinda did syrup with the berries from her Hawthorne (link). Jen found out about … Continue reading

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The Hoverfly

It might have been one of the last mornings when my Honeysuckle gets some sun and I was able to take this photo of a Hoverfly (Syrphidae) enjoying what the plant provides. It’s probably a Marmelade Hoverfly (Episyrphus balteatus – … Continue reading

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A spider on my multitasking Honeysuckle

There are not many insects on my Honeysuckle this year. Maybe the birds eat everything before I see it. But now I have discovered a tiny little spider: That shrub keeps surprising me with its tropical behavior – berries and … Continue reading

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