Wednesday, February 4, 2015

ABC WEDNESDAY--"D" is for "detail"




In the back yard of my daughter's house stands the most beautiful magnolia tree, laden down with beautiful blossoms in the spring.  I found this magnolia pod and liked the texture. I will crack it open to see the seeds, which are, I think, red.  Should you have a pod and want to grow a magnolia tree, just google 'magnolia pod' and you'll see how.

See other Ds on Mrs. Nesbitt's ABC WEDNESDAY.

NOTE:  A big THANK YOU to blogger Alain, who informed me that this tree's name is named for the French botanist Pierre Magnol (June 8, 1638 – May 21, 1715) from Montpellier, France.

MONSOON....

 We have had three days of heavy rains....Belgrade monsoon. Hot, humid. This is a view from my new apartment where I am now living. Unpackin...