A1A, Coreopsis, Flagler Beach, Florida, Flowers, Horticulture, Photography, Picture of the Day, Plants

Confetti at the Beach, by Beverly Hicks Burch

I was amazed at the proliferation of wildflowers growing on the roadside of A1A on the east coast of Florida as we drove down to Flagler Beach a couple of weekends ago. Aside from the sea oats that grow so infamously along the dunes of the Gulf Coast, east coast of Florida and even in… Continue reading Confetti at the Beach, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Flagler Beach Pier, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Flagler Beach Pier is the dominate landmark of Flagler Beach, FL. You just can’t miss it. It sits right on A1A as you drive along the east coast of Florida. Construction on the pier was completed in 1927 for the cost of $75,000…that’s $937,500 in 2010 dollars. The original length of the pier was 1,000… Continue reading Flagler Beach Pier, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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Blanket Flower, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Gaillardia aristata also know as the common blanket flower, is a perennial native to much of Northern and Western North America. This little flower is in the sunflower family and is drought tolerant. It is often thought of as being a prairie flower. The indigenous people of the Plateau Tribes were known to use the… Continue reading Blanket Flower, by Beverly Hicks Burch

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No Kidding, by Beverly Hicks Burch

Don’t know if you can read the sign, but it says “Yard Sale”. My question…Don’t you wish every yard sale had an ocean for sale? Really?!   Save