Blooming – Photo Wednesday

Spring is about… More dailight, warmth, sunshine. Plants are responding. Nature is exhuberant. My fingernails resemble those of a nine-year old boy… short and dirty… from working in the garden.

Beauty. Indoors or outdoors. Quiet happiness.
Hibiscus blossom, close upFirst: indoors, a hibiscus celebrates sunshine.

Western Coralroot Orchid (Corallorhiza mertensiana)And outdoors, on one of my walks… I came across a lovely orchid: Western Coral-root (Corallorhiza mertensiana).

Death Camas Lily (Zigadenus venenosus)And on another excursion… I found the lovely, but deadly Death Camas Lily (Zigadenus venenosus). Best to admire this one from a distance, no touching, and certainly no ingesting…