#87 mating millipedes

Note: When I took this photo last March 23, 2012; 7:14 a.m., I thought this crawler looked odd.  I was so naive by thinking that a millipede was just out in an open (exploring my Bermuda lawn for food)… and that it obliged me by not moving when I took two photos.  Honestly, I forgot all about…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Down

Some plants opt to grow hanging down… …this spiny cactus has stems which look like monkey-tails resting down… …some dubbed these flowers as White Lady because they look so attractive draping down… …this fern splits its stems several times as it dangles down… …the showy red/yellow bracts of the Birds-of-Paradise project down like pendulums… …this…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Regret

My mom was so happy when this orchid produced a bloom in the last week of August 2011. However, her gladness was short-lived when a garden pest feasted on the sepals and petals of Cattleya ‘Tip Mali’. Mom regretted that she hadn’t transferred her plant sooner.