Wednesday, April 30, 2008

trees and flowers

Can anyone tell me what this blue fluffy flower is called in English? Is it a cornflower?

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

planting trees

summer camelia


Japanese red maple, it's red in spring, green in summer, and red in fall.

Yama-boshi (Japanese dogwood?)


sunflowers the kids planted

pumpkins the kids planted

flower garden

blue wildflower seed mix


Saturday, April 26, 2008


This baby turtle turned up one day in the door to my classroom. Literally. It almost got squished. But it was rescued and set free by the river.