“Birds will give you a window, if you allow them. They will show you secrets from another world– fresh vision that, though it is avian, can accompany you home and alter your life. They will do this for you even if you don’t know their names– though such knowing is a thoughtful gesture. They will do this for you if you watch them.” ― Lyanda Lynn Haupt, Rare Encounters with Ordinary Birds
“Nehrling had several favorite species, which he grew and bred far more than others. Caladiums, Amaryllis, Palms, Cycads, and Bamboo were among those most grown at Palm Cottage. Nehrling describes in his writing as having planted 25000 individual Caladiums each year in his Lath Houses, as well as thousands of other species that required protection from the strong Florida sun.” – Nehrling Gardens web site
Palm Gardens is located just west of Orlando in the town of Gotha.
Siblings – Lake Apopka Wildlife Drive – September 2015
“He who has a why to live for can bear almost any how.” Friedrich Nietzsche
Happy labor day to all here in the US – Heading to Merritt Island for some early morning photography. And thanks to the solar system for a later sunrise. while the difference between 6:20 and 7:00 may not seem like a lot – it’s huge at 5 AM in the morning. |:>).