Hummingbird Pollinator Happiness

The long tubular flowers of coralbean (Erythrina herbacea) are pollinated by hummingbirds and 'long-tongued' butterflies. Different shaped flowers (& floral colors) attract different kinds of pollinators, so plant a variety of shapes & colors of flowers in your landscape. Coralbeans…

Scarlet letter?

In the classic novel, Nathaniel Hawthorne writes, "It may serve, let us hope, to symbolize some sweet moral blossom that may be found along the track". The scarlet "letter" at the Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area entrance is the beautiful blossoming…