What’s blooming this week? (May 26)

Welcome to this week’s episode of What’s Blooming!  You can see last week’s episode here (and/or trace it back to the beginning of the season).  Here are the plants that just started blooming in the last week in the Fingerlakes region of New York (in apple orchards). Virginia Waterleaf (Hydrophyllum virginianum) Daisy Fleabane (Erigeron sp.) […]

Field work is eating me alive

…and I love it anyway.  Field work is the best…it has always been my first love. In spite of the new obstacles this year is posing (like constantly dodging pesticide applicators in the apple orchards), I am very much enjoying my extensive floral surveys and all the challenges associated with them.  I’m amazed at the […]

What’s blooming this week? (May 19)

Here is a list of the things that just started flowering this week in the apple orchards of the fingerlakes region of NY.  You can see last week’s post here and follow the series back to the beginning of the flowering season in early April.   Choke Cherry (Prunus virginiana) Stinking Chamomile (Anthemis cotula) White […]