King Tut Sweet Pea

Worth the Name The news announcing the cause of King Tutankhamun's death was published recently.   The new evidence of massive head trauma and multiple broken ribs fit a pattern consistent with falling out of and being run over by a chariot.  Presumably his own.  Hearing his name reminded me of a new plant I... Continue Reading →

Another spring blossom

Rock Garden Iris They have been pushing their leaves up above ground for a couple of weeks and finally opened up.  A beautiful deep blue with yellow blotches, an Iris called Harmony (I. reticulata Harmony) is another flower that blossoms in early spring, and this little beauty is only 4" above ground.  Cute little thing. I remember... Continue Reading →

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