Photo Of The Week: Valentines

Valentines   posted to flickr February 14, 2016

I caught this couple down near the Wetlands here on the farm. I like how they give one another a little space, perhaps the key to a successful relationship in all species including us.  Have a Happy Day and thanks for the visit.

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Just In Time for Valentines Day

This Camellia Japonica is often called Peppermint.   I’ve also heard it called Strawberries and Cream.  Whatever one calls it,  it seems a natural for Valentines Day.   Extremely hearty blooms, these are almost impervious to all but the most severe frosts.  They almost always wait to bloom until the dead of Winter.  I think this is the first time in several years they’ve opened up in time for Valentines Day.  Here’s wishing it finds you in the midst of a memorable one.   See you next time on most of this same blog.