Wandering Wednesday: Return to the “Secret” Nature Study Area

It’s been a couple of years since I have stepped foot on Macomb Community College’s not so secret Nature Study area that is maintained by the biology department. Since my last visits they have repainted the sign at the beginning of the trail head. You can park rather close to the trail head to althoughContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Return to the “Secret” Nature Study Area”

Purple Calibrachoa

I’m sure there was a fancy name for this particular shade of purple but while doing research for this post i stumbled across several different names like Hawaiian Luau, Isabell Purple, or Royal King. While you could check the tag that has all of this information that comes with the plant at purchase it isContinue reading “Purple Calibrachoa”

Wandering Wednesday: Revisiting Clinton River Park

Based of the title of this entry you can surmise that I’ve wrote about this particular location before and if you want to read it here’s the link: https://scootypuffsphotostuffs.com/2020/05/11/a-weekend-at-the-clinton-river-park-main-trail/ This trip did not take me out very far out onto the trail as i primarily stuck close by the Sterling Heights Nature Center. At theContinue reading “Wandering Wednesday: Revisiting Clinton River Park”

Monochrome Monday: William Livingstone Memorial Lighthouse

This memorial lighthouse was constructed in 1929 and can be found on Belle Isle in Detroit Michigan on the North East end of the island park. For more information about this historic landmark please visit: https://detroithistorical.org/learn/encyclopedia-of-detroit/livingstone-memorial-lighthouse

Apricot Punch Calibrachoa

This flower is also known Calibrachoa, Million Bells, the Trailing Petunia, or the Mini Petunia. This flower is often confused for a Petunia but the primary difference between the two plant species is that Calibrachoa tends to grow lower than Petunias. Calibrachoa flowers also tend to be smaller than Petunias.