Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Native plants

Wild coffee is a perennial plant
which grows 1-4 feet tall. It
produces whitish to purplish
flowers. The fruit can be
white, yellow or red.

Native plants

The Firebush has orange-red tubular flowers. The flowers attract hummingbirds and butterflies. Birds eat the small dark red berries.

Salvia has flowering stems. The tubular flower colors range from red to blue.

Walters viburnum is a shrub or a small tree with glossy evergreen leaves and clusters of fragrant flowers.

Monday, July 26, 2010

Native Plants

The Coreopsois is a yellow
daisy-like flower with a two
inch circle of bracts around
the flower head. It blooms
in the summer in full sun.
This flower is excellent for wild gardens, containers
and in garden beds. It blooms better if the dead flowers
are removed (dead headed).

The Coral bean is a flowering shrub or a small tree. It
grows from 3'9" to 16 feet.
It attracts hummingbirds.

The Beauty berry flowers bloom
in clusters 2-5mm in diameter.
The fruit is red-purple with a highly
distinctive metallic lustre. The berries
are an important survival food for
birds and other animals.

Saturday, July 24, 2010

Park's natural wonders

More pictures of nature


Pictures shared taken at the park


Thursday, July 22, 2010

Wood ducks photographed in park on March 22 2010.

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Recognition for Rothenbach Park

Check out this site. http://countybeat.blogs.heraldtribune.com/10794/rothenbach-park-lauded-by-environmental-engineers/

Ray and I think it is really nice that a group of professionals recognized all the work that went into the creative design that has been used at Rothenbach Park. Hopefully we will have more people come visit and enjoy the park after reading this blog.