Uschi likes to sit in their shade
and watch the birds pass overhead.
A different species of native lupine
blooms in the shade of the conifers.
The rosemary (Rosmarinus officianalis) by
the house is a fun place to hunt for bees...
and watch for little birdies
hiding in the branches.
Uschi speeds by a little patch of
Spanish lavender (Lavandula stoechas)
Pretty-boy Uschi walks by a few stray
camas plants (Camassia quamash)...
and stops to examine an Oregon iris
These are quite a find and worth a sniff.
Another patch of irises nearby, these
are a little darker in color.
wistera vine (Wisteria sp.)
Uschi likes his flowers, but