Super Bloom, Spring 2017 The drought that has plagued the Southwest United States, Southern California included, has been declared over... for the most part. We saw hardly any rain over the last five years and this winter we made up for the deficit. Finally! And when the rains come, so do the wildflowers. The Torrey… Continue reading Wildflowers of Torrey Pines, Guy Fleming Trail
California's above average, drought-busting winter rains are the proverbial blessing and a curse- floods, rock falls and mudslides that probably won't be seen for another ten to twenty years, but the reservoirs are near to full, the snowpack in the Sierras is reassuringly deep and... oh, the WILDFLOWERS! If you have considered driving out to… Continue reading Anza Borrego Desert State Park- Wildflower “Super Bloom” March 2017
Along the coastal chaparral of the Guy Fleming Trail wildflowers are bursting forth thanks to the downpours we've seen this rainy season. If you can't drive out to the desert region this spring, get over to Torrey Pines State Reserve and enjoy the beauty before the heat returns and withers away these blooms. Thanks to my… Continue reading Wednesday’s Wildflowers- Torrey Pines State Reserve
Today The Husband and I did something we have never done. We went on a long drive to go hiking in the Anza Borrego State Park lands in the desert... without the teenagers. They asked to stay home, finish homework, and generally relax. We had a grand time eating pie, seeing wildflowers, stopping on a… Continue reading Whine Free Wildflower Photography!