Daily Archives: November 14, 2023

Evening Primrose – Wild Weeds

Wild Weeds – Weed of the Month Evening Primrose Oenothera biennis   This upright biennial is interesting because it’s flowers open at night rather than during the day like most flowers. The common name originates due to the flower opening style, opening in the evening and closing the following morning when hit by the…

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Petals in their Prime: The Silk Floss Tree

A Silk Floss tree blooming in North Venice this week.The autumn blooms of a flowering tree have been capturing the attention of many in Sarasota County. Amidst a backdrop of landscapes transitioning into shades of brown with the current drought, these trees stand out, adorned with an abundance of white and pink flowers. But what exactly…

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