Posts tagged "daylilies"

Summer of the Dragonflies

Summer of the Dragonflies
It’s not every day that dragonflies make the news, but this summer in Chicago, dragonflies are  everywhere.  They have been front-page news at the Chicago Tribune.  You can read more about them here. Update–In case you don’t have time to read the articles, here’s what you need to know–Dragonflies don’t bite.  They do, however, eat... Read more »

Rain delay summer

You thought right: June is breaking rainfall records. http://t.co/f8khefoBoc pic.twitter.com/rsyAovx5gB — Tribune Graphics (@ChiTribGraphics) June 30, 2015   It’s been a cool and rainy June, here. Many days of clouds and gray, severe storms, flash flooding  and more than nine tornadoes. According to Tom Skilling, the tornado that hit the Coal City area was the... Read more »

Daylilies--Flowers of Summer Days

Daylilies--Flowers of Summer Days
Now it’s July, and the daylilies are blooming. Don’t mistake them for the asiatic lilies, the fragrant stargazers of elegant bouquets. Daylilies are more common plants. They grow everywhere, like grass. You can see them in planters, or edging formal gardens, but they are just as much at home in alleys, vacant lots and roadsides.... Read more »
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