This year’s So Cal rainy season has been tremendous for plants and wildlife. The oak trees are covered with flowers and the hillsides are experiencing a super bloom. Before the rains, the Carrizo Plain looked like this:
One year later, the Carrizo Plain looks like this:
Even my little front garden is filled with flowers that are spilling onto the pathways. I can’t walk around my landscape without bumping into a lupine or hearing the deep buzz of native bumblebees gathering pollen.
The California Native Plant Society Orange County Chapter is hosting three terrific field trips next month. Don’t miss your chance to get outside with friends and experience the abundance of flowers after the epic rainy season of 2022/23. Go to occnps.org to check out the May field trips. I hope to see you there.
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