Tag Archives: Flora

Echeveria

We planted succulents a year ago.Removing ivy and some old bamboo,I wanted drought-resistant green to grow,intent to tuck the roots in rocks. But yousaid soil wouldn’t stay in place, and sowe wedged in pots (some hidden, some in view).They did … Continue reading

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Gingko

The season befallswhen gingko leaves drift to groundin puddles of gold.

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Unmoribund

At least 2 times a week I pass this tree,and I have worried that it might be dead.Well-shaped and large, it’s shown no greenerywhen all around are plants a-bud in bedor trellis-woven, fenced or blooming free.I’ve longed to see it … Continue reading

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Persimmon Leaves

Persimmon leaves beadthe tips of naked branchesand signify spring.

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